Study shows student loans help women more than men earn degrees

RICK ADAMCZAK | Daily Reporter
Published: 02/25/2013

Student loans provide more help to women than they do men in encouraging graduation from college, according to new research from Ohio State University.

The study found that, on average, taking out loans makes graduation more likely for all students.

But at a certain point, which is about $2,000 lower for men than for women, debt has diminishing returns and becomes less effective at boosting chances of graduation, according to the report.

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