Percentage of Undergraduate Students Borrowing Private Loans by Sector, Dependency Status, and Family Income, 2011-12

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Dependent students in the third income quartile, with 2010 family incomes between $65,000 and $105,999, were more likely than those from either less affluent or more affluent families to take private student loans in 2011-12.

Figure 2013_9C: Percentage of Undergraduate Students Taking Private Loans, by Sector, Family Income, and Dependency Status, 2011-12

Figure 2013_9C represents Percentage of Undergraduate Students Borrowing Private Loans by Sector, Dependency Status, and Family Income, 2011-12. For a corresponding Section 508-compliant data table, see http://trends.collegeboard.org/student-aid.

Notes & Sources 

NOTE: The income categories in Figure 9C represent quartiles of dependent students in 2011-12.

SOURCES: NCES, National Postsecondary Student Aid Study 2012; calculations by the authors.