Most students do not take on six-figure debt to go to college, a new study by financial aid expert Mark Kantrowitz has found, U.S. News reports. But, according to school-reported data, some students are still leaving college with much higher levels of debt than the national average. Students who borrowed for college and graduated in 2011 left owing $26,224 on average, based on statistics reported by 1,035 schools in an annual survey to U.S. News. For graduating classes with the highest average debt, student balances were roughly $18,000 to $28,000 more. In 2011, La Sierra University's graduating class...

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