Friday, October 23, 2009

Today’s Most Expensive Colleges

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Apparently, some colleges are unaware that we’re in a recession. has released their annual list of the “Most Expensive Colleges” for 2009-2010 and Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York, is the priciest.

For one year at the school, tuition plus room and board come out to a whopping $54,410. Times that by four years and it’s one hefty bill.

Other high pricetags for higher education include...

  • New York University, which costs $51,991 a year for tuition plus room and board.

  • The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., which costs $51,730 a year.

  • Bate College, which charges an annual sum of $51,300.

  • Skidmore College, which costs $51,196.

    Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont, has the highest tuition in the nation, costing $43,690 before adding in room and board.

    The rankings show that the most expensive colleges are private liberal arts institutions located in the Northeast.

    However, many colleges offer scholarships, like MIT, which is tuition-free for families earning less than $75,000 a year.

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