America’s Most expensive college costs $58,334 per year.
- Total cost for 4 years = $240,000 (approximate)
And, there are 1,670 students (1,3287 undergraduate) paying so much money to attend America’s Most Expensive College.
Forbes recently published America’s Most Expensive colleges.
Sarah Lawrence College tops the list of Most Expensive Colleges for 2 years in row,
- Basic data for college cost was calculate based on National Center for Education Statistics.
- Plus other fees like books, transportation were added to compute the list.
Why Books Matters?
Students from India and other countries have access to low-cost edition of the books. But, same book in USA would be cost more, much more. That adds up to total college cost.
Now you may wonder, how students are able to pay $240,000.
Most colleges operate a very efficient system of price discrimination, offering “grants” and “scholarships” to better match tuition to what parents can actually afford to pay. At Sarah Lawrence, 64% of students get some sort of grant, with the average amount $29,500.
Lets looks at America’s Most Expensive colleges for 2011/2012.
See the pages below for total tuition cost, financial aid derails with rankings list.