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Published: Mar 31, 2023 4 min read
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Knowledge may be power, but it’s also expensive — so expensive that more than a third of Gen Zers expect to carry $50,000 or more in debt for their bachelor’s degree, according to new data.

A survey of more than 8,000 high school and college-aged students from the scholarship search site Scholarship Owl found that the overwhelming majority expect to carry student loan debt after graduation. However, most underestimate exactly how long it will take them to pay off their education.

What the data says