But high starting salaries help with the burden.
The student newspaper at Oregon’s Pacific University takes a look at what it calls the “immense” debt incurred by the school’s optometry students. With the cost of textbooks, equipment and fees constantly rising, students often come out of school owing approximately $160,000, says the paper. A school official notes that optometry students have a zero percent default rate on federal student loans, however, partially because of high starting salaries, ranging around $90,000 a year.
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