Women tend to borrow more for their education — and struggle more to pay it off — in part because of the gender pay gap.
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.
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…
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.