Paying for college is not easy. For a majority of students the only way to do so, is taking out a federal or private student loan. With the cost of college continuing to rise, so has student debt. 

Here at the Student Loan Report, we release financially centered reports to help our readers with their current and future financial decisions.

This report looks into the least private student debt offered by private colleges. Using Peterson's Financial Aid Data set-2015, we calculated a list of the top 250 private colleges in relation to private student debt. Private student debt refers to loans taken out through private lenders.

The average debt per graduate was calculated by multiplying the percentage of students with private debt by the average private debt per borrower. This value was then sorted from lowest to highest to give us the overall rank for each school.

Top 250 Private Colleges that Give Students the Least Private Student Debt