Top 10 Most Expensive Universities in The USA

Expensive-Universities1. Sarah Lawrence College

Total Cost: $61,236

Tuition: $45,900

Room & Board: $14,312

Fees: $1,024

Sarah LawrenceCollege is a private liberal arts college situated in Yonkers;NewYork. Its renowned and respectable graduates include Rahm Emanuel Barbara Walters and Yoko Ono. Sarah Lawrence is the mostexpensive college in the United States, as it costs $61,236 from a single student.

2. New York University

Total Cost: $59,837

Tuition: $40,878

Room & Board: $16,133

Fees: $2,826

New York University is a research university located in Greenwich Village. It is one of the largest private universities in the United States, its satellite campuses are spread all over the world, which includes Washington, D.C., Abu Dhabi and Shanghai. Apart from charges for tuition board and room, NYU’s costs almost $900 which is a nonreturnable registration fees. Its total cost is just $163 shy of $60,000.

3. Harvey Mudd College

Total Cost: $58,913

Tuition: $44,159

Room & Board: $14,471

Fees: $283

Harvey Mudd is one of the seven schools that make up the Claremont Colleges consortium, with which Harvey Mudd shares its possessions and resources such as health services and libraries. It costs $58,913 from the students, taking third place on Campus Grotto’s list, because of an increase of $2,915. The school offers the necessitous an average financial aid award of $29,000.

4. Columbia University

Total Cost: $58,742

Tuition: $45,028

Room & Board: $11,496

Fees: $2,218

Columbia, an Ivy League university is one of the oldest colleges in the United States. Three U.S. presidents, one Supreme Court justice and one CEO of Berkshire Hathaway have been graduated from this university.Because of an increase of $2,432 last year, Columbia University has been shifted from No. 3 position to No. 4 position.

5. Wesleyan University

Total Cost: $58,202

Tuition: $45,358

Room & Board: $12,574

Fees: $270

Wesleyan situated in Middletown, Conn had occupied the No. 5 slot on Campus Grotto’s list this year. According to a study conducted by Swarthmore College in 2005, Wesleyan had the second-highest number of liberal arts college graduates to be awarded doctorates, surpassed only by Oberlin College in Ohio.

6. Claremont McKenna College

Total Cost: $58,065

Tuition: $43,840

Room & Board: $13,980

Fees: $245

Claremont McKenna, located near Los Angeles has accepted only 12.4 percent applicants and admission seekers for the class of 2016.This ensures the admission of only one of the the most talented groups of students in the college. Its tuition fee is $21,920 per semester, and cost $43,840 yearly.

7. Dartmouth College

Total Cost: $57,996

Tuition: $43,782

Room & Board: $12,954

Fees: $1,260

Dartmouth a liberal arts college was established in New Hampshire in 1769. Dartmouth’s costs $57,996 per year. First-year students are accountable and subject to additional charges for meals, document fees and class dues that increase their total cost to $58,281.

 8. Drexel University

Total Cost: $57,975

Tuition: $41,500

Room & Board: $14,175

Fees: $2,300

Drexel University is a Philadelphia research institution that is best known for the cooperative education program (Co-op). Drexel’s is ranked as one of the best co-op programs in the United States. The university comprises a large network of more than 1,600 governmental, corporate and non-profit partners in 28 states and 25 international places. The employers belong to top ranked multinational law firms, corporations, banks, and many companies, such as Goldman Sachs, Procter & Gamble and Microsoft.

9. University of Chicago

Total Cost: $57,711

Tuition: $43,581

Room & Board: $13,137

Fees: $993

University of Chicago was founded in 1890. The University of Chicago has produced aristocratic laureates, and dignified scholars at an influential and impressive rate. Attending such a famous and reputable university doesn’t come cheap: The total cost to attend this university is $57,711 for the 2012-2013 academic year and offers scholarship up to $37,500

10. Bard College

Total Cost: $57,580

Tuition: $44,176

Room & Board: $12,782

Fees: $622

Bard College is a liberal arts institution based in Duchess County, N.Y. This year Bard has fallen two spots from no.8 to no. 10 on campus grotto’s list. The total cost for 2012-2013 is $57,580 for a student. First-year students have to pay additional charges for their meals, ID card and security deposit that are $1,490.