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Even though for-profit colleges get a bad rap for being predatory and leaving students saddled with debt but no degree, a significant number of private nonprofit and public colleges have the same issues.

For example, a recent analysis examined 781 colleges where most students borrow and few can repay their loans. While the analysis found that 73 percent of those schools were for-profit colleges, it also identified 209 private nonprofit and public colleges with low completion rates and heavy borrowing.

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