The California Golden Bears can no longer crack the national rankings in football, but its dorms are definite contenders for the BCS national title game for most expensive near-campus lodging.
Campus Grotto lists UC Berkeley’s average annual dorm rent of $15,307 as the second-highest in the country, trailing only the $17,110 rent at Eugene Lang College. The story says the average room and board cost at colleges across the country is $8,535.
Here are the top 10 most expensive dorms:
1. Eugene Lang College $17,110
2. University of California – Berkeley $15,308
3. Suffolk University $14,624
4. Fordham University – Lincoln Center $14,614
5. Fordham University – Rose Hill $14,491
6. University of California – Santa Cruz $14,172
7. St. John’s University (Queens) $14,000
8. Manhattanville College $13,920
9. Sarah Lawrence College $13,820
10. Pace University $13,800
If you lived in a dorm, what did you get out of the experience — other than athlete’s foot from the community showers?
Most Expensive Dorms 2010-2011 [Campus Grotto]