Media Watch

Channel 15 airs special national report

Channel 15 aired a special national report Thuesday, Oct. 10, on student debt. At the end of the report, the TV station listed the average student debt of area colleges and universities, including Madison College.

For the UW System, the average debt is nearly $31,000. For UW-Madison specifically, it’s more than $27,000. And for Madison College, the average student debt is about $6,700. Edgewood College and UW-Platteville did not respond to the TV station’s data request.

Special thanks to Student Financial Support Services Director Keyimani Alford for putting together our numbers.

Published October 11, 2019.