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When it comes to paying for college, students are facing more and more debt:

• Nearly two-thirds of all four-year college graduates now have student loans.
• The number of students who graduate with over $25,000 in loan debt has tripled since the early 1990s.


USPIRG at the A Better Deal Conference in DC
USPIRG moderated a panel on college affordability and student debt at A conference in Washington, DC. CSPAN recorded the panel among other panels throughout the day.

Check out more actions and events you can conduct on your campus!

"Congress fast tracks student loan bill" - Politico, 5/7/08

"College students may get access to more federal loans" - USA Today, 5/2/08

"College students may get access to more loan money" - Hartford Business, 5/2/08

Download the Student Debt Toolkit
Tell us your student loan story
Enter the Student Debt Yearbook
Read reports on student loans
Watch video of students at the congressional signing ceremony
See what students said to the Department of Education
Tell Your Friends

Grant and Loan Aid Resources
Find information on where to find help with common grant and loan questions.

Economic Stimulus Payments

Materials for Campus Activism