Minnesota's 10 worst colleges for student loan debt

The University of St. Thomas, St. Paul campus
Student borrowers at the University of St. Thomas, seen here, took out an average of $40,983 in loans, per 2017 figures.
Peter Cox | MPR News 2016

School name | Average debt per borrower (2017)| Location | Private/public

1) The College of St. Scholastica | $41,133 | Duluth | Private

2) University of St. Thomas | $40,983 | St. Paul | Private

3) Saint Mary's University of Minnesota | $39,917 | Winona | Private

4) St. Catherine University | $38,199 | St. Paul | Private

5) Augsburg University | $38,176 | Minneapolis | Private

6) Bethel University | $36,990 | St. Paul | Private

7) Hamline University | $34,935 | St. Paul | Private

8) Concordia University | $34,686 | St. Paul| Private

9) Crown College | $34,147 | St. Bonifacius | Private

10) Winona State University| $33,873 | Winona | Public

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