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Pennsylvania ranks No. 2 in U.S. student debt

Madasyn Czebiniak

This is a list that Pennsylvania won’t be proud to be high on.

The Commonwealth ranked No. 2 in the country in student debt, according to WalletHub research.

The report looked at average student debt, unemployment rates for people ages 25 to 34, students with past-due loans and student work opportunities.

South Dakota took the No. 1 spot. Utah had the least amount of student debt.

Source: WalletHub

According to the full report, Pennsylvania came in second for average student debt; fifth for the proportion of students with debt; seventh for the availability of paid internships; eighth for the unemployment rate of people ages 25 to 34; and eleventh for the percentage of student loan borrowers ages 50 and older.

West Virginia was the third state with most student loan debt. New Hampshire and Iowa took fourth and fifth place for most debt, respectively.

Madasyn Czebiniak is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Madasyn at 724-226-4702, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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