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Maine Students At For-profit Colleges Carry Heavier Debt Load, Report Finds

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Marina Villeneuve
Whitney Barkley-Denney

The non-partisan Center for Responsible Lending says the debt burden falls on low-income, female and minority students who disproportionately enroll at Maine for-profit schools. About 75 percent of students at such institutions take on student loans, compared with 66 percent and 41 percent, respectively, at private and public institutions.