The AAMC announced today in AAMC Stats that medical student debt for the four years of medical school has risen an average of 4.4% over last year. Medical students report rise in educational indebtedness
"The average educational debt of indebted graduates of the class of 2005 (including pre-med borrowing) was $120,280. The data, which come from student responses to the AAMC Graduation Questionnaire, also indicate that 67 percent of graduates have debt of at least $100,000. This information is published in the Oct. 2005 "Medical Student Education: Cost, Debt and Resident Stipend Facts Card."