Under the 2017 system, average debt on graduation is just over £50,000. This is more than double the average debt students would have faced had the system remained unchanged from 2011
Debt at graduation for three-year degree by parental income decile for 2017–18 cohort, £
2011 system
2012 system
2017 system
20,000
30,000
40,000
50,000
£60,000
Poorest
Richest