TEXAS — It’s not surprising, but college graduates in Texas are paying more than ever in student loan debt.

According to a report form Experian, since 2008, student loan debt in Texas gas gone up by $70 billion to more than $100 billion.

Texas came in second in the country for student debt. On average, each American carries about $22,000 in loan debt.

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Some Texas cities with the highest number of student loan debt since 2008 include Houston, Dallas and San Antonio.

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