Student Loan Debt Has Almost Doubled In Maine

Student loan debt in Maine rose 94 percent from $3.1 billion in 2008 to $6 billion in 2018, according to a study by credit agency Experian.

Nationally, the total debt is at an all-time high of $1.36 trillion, up 129 percent since 2008. South Carolina saw the largest rise of 315 percent to $23.1 billion over the 10 years.