Table 27.

Influence of educational debt on immediate plans following graduation

Of Those Who Reported That Debt Influenced Their Immediate Plans to Pursue:Percent who would have pursued these activities upon graduation if not for their level of educational debt
SoloPartner/GroupAssociate/EmployedComm. ClinicAdvanced EducationTeach/Research/Admin.Gov. ServiceUndecidedNo Change
Solo Private Practice (93 of 159) - 8.6%6.5%2.2%14.0%3.2%1.0%4.3%60.2%
Partnership/Group (185 of 269)17.8% - 5.9%2.7%9.2%1.1%0.5%3.2%59.5%
Associate/Employed (972 of 1,329)19.1%15.9% - 3.8%15.6%2.0%1.0%3.3%39.2%
Employed Comm. Clinic (57 of 70)22.8%22.8%7.0% - 5.3%3.5%0.0%5.3%33.3%
Advanced Education (641 of 1,349)5.0%6.1%5.3%0.9% - 1.4%0.3%3.7%77.2%
Teach/Research/Admin (31 of 70)12.9%9.7%9.7%0.0%19.4% - 3.2%6.5%38.7%
Government Service (203 of 279)15.3%19.2%13.8%2.5%17.2%0.5% - 3.4%28.1%
Undecided/Not Report (61 of 108)19.7%11.5%8.2%4.9%9.8%3.3%3.3% - 39.3%