Geoscience Currents 22: Student Debt by Degree Field compares the student debt load of geoscience bachelor degree recipients and masterâ€™s degree recipients with other science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degree recipients. Geoscience bachelorâ€™s degree recipients tend to have higher student debt load when compared to other STEM degree fields. The majority (55%) of geoscience bachelor degree recipients have a debt-load in excess of $10,000. Similarly, in comparison to other STEM fields, geoscience masterâ€™s degree recipients tend to have higher amounts of debt.
Read more in Geoscience Currents #22: Student Debt by Degree Field.