20 Colleges Costing Over $55,000 A Year Total

In 2007, there was only one college that had a total cost of over $50,000. Now, there are twenty that cost over $55,000. Here they are.

Campus Grotto compiled the list of premium learning brands:

1. Sarah Lawrence College $59,170
2. New York University $56,787
3. Columbia University $56,310
4. Harvey Mudd College $56,268
5. Eugene Lang College (The New School) $55,890
6. Claremont McKenna College $55,865
7. Wesleyan University $55,706
8. Bard College $55,617
9. Barnard College $55,566
10. Trinity College (CT) $55,450
11. University of Chicago $55,416
12. University of Southern California $55,384
13. Dartmouth College $55,365
14. Drexel University $55,335
15. Bates College $55,300
16. Johns Hopkins University $55,242
17. Vassar College $55,135
18. Carnegie Mellon University $55,120
19. Bard College at Simon’s Rock $55,110
20. Haverford College $55,050

Those prices don’t even include textbooks. But it’s okay, clearly, the quality of higher education in this country has improved since 2007 at a rate commensurate to its cost. This increase in prices makes it even more important to get those scholarships.

Most Expensive Colleges for 2011-2012 [Campus Grotto]