Student Loan Debt Grew Faster in South Carolina

  • Written by Lucas Daprile for Greenville News

Student loan debt has quadrupled in South Carolina, growing at a faster rate than any state in the last 10 years, according to a new report from Experian.

From 2008 to 2018, student loan debt in South Carolina increased from $5.6 billion to 23.1 billion, the report said. No other state grew by that much. North Carolina’s student loan debt grew the second-fastest in the last decade, with debt going from $11.9 billion to $41.9 billion, according to the report.

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