Student loans and the level of debt incurred to pay for education is an ongoing topic of concern. Taking out loans is one of three major ways for students and families to finance postsecondary education. The other two financing options are before through savings and during through student employment.
While the amount of undergraduate debt has increased Minnesota borrowers have among the lowest default rates in the country.
This section reviews student loans, debt and the net price students and families pay for postsecondary education.