Women hold nearly two-thirds of the outstanding student debt in the United States — close to $929 billion.
AAUW supports measures to lower the student debt burden on women and their families.
AAUW is dedicated to getting the college debt crisis under control. Learn more about how women are disproportionately impacted by student loans — and steps we can take to make…
AAUW has been committed to making the dream of higher education a reality for all women. Higher education is no longer a luxury — it’s a necessity.
Women tend to borrow more for their education — and struggle more to pay it off — in part because of the gender pay gap.