Putting Education Reform To The Test

Three Florida Colleges Leave Graduates Deep in Debt

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College debt is a major theme among the Occupy Wall Street protests, such as this October rally in Washington, D.C.

OnlineUniversity.net has released an infographic on schools that graduate students with the most and least college loan debt. And three of the top five colleges with the highest student debt are in Florida.

3rd place: Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. with an average student debt of $43,206

4th place: Barry University in Miami Shores, Fla. with an average student debt of $42,798

5th place: Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Fla. with an average student debt of $41,565

The University of North Dakota and Clark Atlanta University took first and second place for the schools with the highest student loan debt on average.

The infographic was adopted from an article by Time’s Moneyland section, called “The 20 Colleges With the Most (and Least) Student Debt.”  And Time adopted their rankings from the U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 list of the best colleges, which this year also assessed average debt.

The group also looks at President Obama’s new loan management plan.

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