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Expensive Colleges to Attend

We select the most expensive colleges/universities in United States. Those schools have the most highest tuition & fees besides room, board, and other living expenses. Columbia University in the City of New York requires the most expensive tuition & fees as of $59,430. University of Chicago ($58,230) and Vassar College ($56,960) have the expensive tuition & fees followed by Columbia University in the City of New York. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest tuition & fees.
Expensive Colleges to Attend (2019)
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateEnrollment
Columbia University in the City of New YorkPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsNew York, NY$59,4306%30,454
University of ChicagoPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsChicago, IL$58,2307%16,227
Vassar CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPoughkeepsie, NY$56,96025%2,353
Trinity CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsHartford, CT$56,91034%2,282
Harvey Mudd CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsClaremont, CA$56,62014%861
Franklin and Marshall CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLancaster, PA$56,55035%2,283
Amherst CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsAmherst, MA$56,42613%1,836
Tufts UniversityPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMedford, MA$56,38215%11,449
Reed CollegePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsPortland, OR$56,34035%1,470
University of Southern CaliforniaPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsLos Angeles, CA$56,22513%45,687