The Worst Private Schools For Student Debt

11/07/2011 09:21 am ET | Updated Jan 07, 2012

All colleges are not created equal, at least where student loan debt is concerned. Some schools have higher average debt incurred by their students than others.

The Project on Student Debt recently revealed the worst colleges and universities for student debt. And the numbers are shocking.

The high-debt private nonprofit colleges listed here have average debt from $40,400 to $55,250. Tuition and fees at these colleges range from $11,300 to $38,750, with five of the 20 colleges charging less than the national average for this sector.

Check out our slide show of the worst schools for student debt in alphabetical order. Then tell us, what do you think of these numbers? What's your debt story? Weigh in below!