New Mexico was the only state in 2014 with average student debt less than $20,000 (their actual average debt per student was $18,656). New Hampshire, Delaware, and Pennsylvania had the highest debt levels per student, each with averages greater than $32,000.
76% of the students in New Hampshire have at least some student debt. Only in Louisiana, Wyoming, Hawaii, and Nevada did less than 50% of all students have debt. Nevada had the lowest percentage with 43%.