Clark Atlanta University Ranked as Worst in Student Debt

94 percent of students at HBCU borrow money to fund education

From the Grio.

Clark Atlanta University tops the list of worst colleges where students graduate with the most debt, according to an analysis report released by the U.S. News & World Report.

With 94 percent of its students borrowing money to attend the HBCU, Clark Atlanta graduates have an average of $47,066 in debt. The report calculated the average debt of graduating students, the percent of students who borrowed and their U.S. News National Universities rank.

Howard University, another HBCU located in Washington, was ranked sixth on the list of colleges or universities with students graduating with the least debt with an average of $15,080.

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