Table 26.

Influence of educational debt on immediate plans following graduation

Percent who would have pursued these activities upon graduation if not for their level of educational debt
Of Those Who Reported That Debt Influenced Their Immediate Plans to Pursue:SoloPartner/GroupAssociate/EmployedComm. ClinicAdvanced EducationTeach/Research/Admin.Gov. ServiceUndecidedNo Change
Solo Private Practice (23 of 145)-5.5%1.4%0.0%4.1%0.0%1.4%3.4%84.1%
Partnership/Group (62 of 234)12.8%-3.0%0.0%5.6%1.7%0.4%3.0%73.5%
Associate/Employed (690 of 1531)12.5%11.9%-2.7%12.9%1.3%0.7%3.1%55.0%
Employed Comm. Clinic (69 of 110)11.8%16.4%13.6%-12.7%1.8%1.8%4.5%37.2%
Advanced Education (203 of 1514)3.1%3.1%2.8%0.7%-0.7%0.3%2.8%86.6%
Teach/Research/Administration (12 of 29)6.9%3.4%3.4%0.0%17.2%-0.0%10.3%58.6%
Government Service (154 of 237)11.8%13.9%11.4%2.5%17.8%0.4%-7.2%35.1%
Undecided/Not Reported (63 of 116)14.7%8.6%12.1%3.4%8.7%2.6%4.3%-45.7%