WASHINGTON — Many of the problems endemic to mortgage servicing are also prevalent in the private student loan market, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ombudsman warned in a report to Congress on Tuesday.

In thousands of complaints to the agency this year, the vast majority of student borrowers said they encountered problems related to loan servicing and loan modifications, Rohit Chopra, the CFPB's student loan ombudsman, said in his first annual report on the private student loan market.

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