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ERIC Number: EJ575653
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
Default Rate on Student Loans Drops for 6th Consecutive Year.
Burd, Stephen
Chronicle of Higher Education, v45 n11 pA45-A47 Nov 6 1998
The student loan default rate was 9.6% in 1996, a decline of 12.8% since the 1990 peak, saving the federal government $3 billion over six years. Since 1993 the Department of Education has barred 1065 institutions, mostly for-profit trade schools, from participating in federal student loan programs; institutions with a 40% default rate can lose eligibility. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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