Most Expensive U.S. Colleges and Universities, 2015–2016

The 20 most expensive colleges and universities in the United States exceed $60,000 per year for tuition plus room and board and other required fees.

RankCollegeTotal Cost
1.Harvey Mudd College $67,255
2.Columbia University $66,383
3.New York University $65,860
4.Sarah Lawrence College $65,630
5.University of Chicago $64,965
6.Bard College at Simon's Rock $64,519
7.University of Southern California $64,482
8.Claremont McKenna College $64,325
9.Oberlin College $64,266
10.Scripps College $64,260
11.Bard College $64,254
12.Haverford College $64,216
13.Duke University $64,188
14.Dartmouth College $64,134
15.Northwestern University $63,983
16.Trinity College $63,970
17.Pitzer College $63,880
18.Southern Methodist University $63,840
19.Amherst College $63,772
20.Johns Hopkins University $63,750
NOTES: Includes accredited four-year universities offering at least a bachelor's degree and having at least 800 students.
1. Total Cost = Tuition + Room and Board + Required Fees for academic year 2015–2016.
Source: Business Insider.

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