Federal Loans in Current and Constant Dollars over Time: All Postsecondary Students, Undergraduate Students, and Graduate Students

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Total annual federal borrowing by undergraduates and their parents increased from $38.2 billion to $71.7 billion between 2002-03 and 2012-13, but declined to $55.5 billion in 2017-18.

Table 6: Number of Borrowers and Average Amount Borrowed Through Federal Loan Programs in Current Dollars and in 2017 Dollars, 1995-96 to 2017-18

Notes & Sources 

SOURCES: See Notes & Sources for a list of sources for data included in Table 6.