For-profit schools, loan defaults and the federal ATM

The United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.

The type of school you attend can determine how likely it is you will default on your loans. The graphic below looks at students who began repaying their loans in 2010.  It compares the percentage of students with loans at a given type of school, with the three-year default rate for that type of school.

 

The second chart looks at 2,057 for-profit schools grouped by the percentage of revenue they get from federal grants and loans:

You can check out individual for-profit schools at the full federal report here.

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Dan Abendschein is the digital and data reporter on our LearningCurve team reporting on tech and education.

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