Why American Women Hold 2/3rd of the Student Debt

June 11, 2018

 

As of mid-May, the U.S. national student loan debt reached $1.5 trillion, the highest it has ever been. According to a report from the American Association of University Women (AAUW), two-thirds of this debt, nearly $900 billion was accrued by women. While there are many elements at play in this statistic, studies show it largely has to do with the gender wage gap, the number of women attending universities or colleges compared to men, and the comparative levels of financial literacy.

 

 


 

 

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

In The News
Please reload

Photos & Videos

I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy.

3720 West 54th Street

Los Angeles, CA 90043

TEL 424.295.NCNW (6269)

EML ncnwviewpark02@gmail.com

  • NCNW ViewPark Section Facebook
  • NCNW ViewPark Twitter

© National Council of Negro Women | All Rights Reserved | Website designed by MR Cooper Design