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Student-loan debts soaring for Ariz. grads

Nov 21

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Dramatic rise over the past 5 years driven by tuition increases, cuts in state funding and greater numbers of low-income students

By Anne Ryman The Republic | azcentral.com Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:04 PM

Five years ago, half of the graduates at Arizona’s state universities left with student loans. Now that figure has soared close to 60 percent, and the size of their debt has also risen significantly, according to new data that the Arizona Board of Regents will discuss at their meeting today in Tucson.

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