In Ohio, student loan debt has risen to the 12th highest in the nation, with an average debt load of $29,353

For Ohio families, student loan debt is 54.3% of their household income, the 9th highest in the nation. Even more detrimental to their lifestyle when you consider the median household income in Ohio is $54,070 – the 19th lowest in the nation.

The average college debt load has tripled in the past two decades. Today’s graduating class will carry more debt than any class in history.