2011-2012 Most Expensive Colleges and Universities

Ranking College / University City, State Tuition / Fees
1 Sarah Lawrence College Yonkers, NY $ 59,170
2 Landmark College Putney, Vermont $ 57,330
3 New York University New York, NY $ 56,787
4 Columbia University New York, NY $ 56,310
5 Harvey Mudd College Clairemont, CA $ 56,268
6 Wesleyan University Middletown, CT $ 56,006
7 Clairemont McKenna College Clairemont, CA $ 55,865
8 Johns Hopkins University Blatimore, DC $ 55,742
9 Berkelee College of Music Boston, MA $ 55,615
10 Barnard College New York, NY $ 55,566
10 Bard College Annadale-on-Hudson, NY $ 55,566
10 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN $ 55,566
13 Trinity College Hartford, CT $ 55,450
14 University of Chicago Chicago, IL $ 55,416
15 Dartmouth College Hanover, NH $ 55,365
16 Bates College Lewiston, ME $ 55,300
17 Stevens Institute of Technology Hooken, NJ $ 55,276
18 Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY $ 55,135
19 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO $ 55,111
20 Boston College Boston, MA $ 55,079
21 Haverford College Haverford, PA $ 55,050
22 Pitzer College Clairemont, CA $ 54,988
23 Connecticut College New London, CT $ 54,970
24 Bard College at Simon’s Rock Great Barrington, MA $ 54,960
25 Bennington College Bennington, VT $ 54,960

* Only include tuition and room/board (excluding transportation, etc)