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Updated College Scorecard Puts Spotlight On Graduate Student Borrowing

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is betting big on transparency as a solution for high student debt burdens.

New data on program-level borrowing that the Education Department released last month through the College Scorecard shed light on how student debt works and what fields have the highest loan volumes. However, many higher education experts remain skeptical that putting more information into the hands of the public will affect enrollment decisions or tuition prices, especially for the graduate programs where borrowers take out the most loan debt.