Student debt by Ohio colleges: What’s really going on

Around two-thirds of all 2015 Ohio college graduates have student loan debt.

In Ohio, students who take out loans graduate with around $30,239 on average in debt, according to a report from the Institute for College Access and Success.

At both Wright State University and the University of Dayton though, students with loans owed more than the state average.

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WSU students with debt graduated in 2015 with $30,790 on average while UD students with loans left school with around $35,740 on average, according to the institute.

Indebted graduates at just four area colleges owed less than the state average. Below is every Dayton area school ranked by average loan debt, according to the institute.

1. University of Dayton: $35,740

2. Wittenberg University: $34,178

3. Xavier University: $32,131

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4. Wright State University: $30,790

5. Miami University: $30,015

6. Cedarville University: $29,454

7. University of Cincinnati: $27,938

8. Ohio State University: $27,400

Find out more about the college debt crisis Friday in an online investigation by this media outlet.

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