Percentage of student loan debt in Iowa increasing
The percentage of student loan debt in Iowa is increasing, according to consumer credit report agency Experian.
They say the student loan debt in the state was around $7 billion by the end of 2008. However, the number was reported at around $12.5 billion by the end of 2018.
That means loan debts have increased by 77 percent in 10 years.
Students at Iowa and Iowa state are expected to face a tuition increase next fall.