10 Most Expensive US Colleges

10. Bard College, New York

Although only 400 students enrolled in Bard College every year, it is an ideal place for quiet life. They even allow you to apply before you graduate from high school, though the cost of studying here will set you back $64,519 a year.

9. Scripps College, California

The all-female liberal arts college has fewer than 1,000 students and charges close to $67,000 a year in tuition, room, and board.

8. Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio

Oberlin College was the first to admit female and black students in history. It comes with a price, though, $64,266 to be exact. If your student loan isn't going to cover it, you might need to pick up a part-time job while you study.

7. Claremont McKenna College, California

For those interested in liberal arts, Claremont is the first choice. You will be expected to pay $64,325 a year just to get in this majestic college.

6. University of Southern California, California

The University of Southern California enrolls 41,000 students, the most enrollments on our list. People like Neil Armstrong and John Wayne studied here, though we are pretty sure they didn't pay $64,482 a year for tuition and board.

5. Bard College at Simon's Rock, Massachusetts

This private school is the only four-year one in the U.S. But this unique experience comes at a cost of more than $66,000 a year.

4. University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

With a nice donation from John D. Rockefeller, the University of Chicago was founded in 1890. If you are lucky to get in, it will cost you $64,965 a year. They have the lowest acceptance rate in the US, of only 8.4%.

3. Sarah Lawrence College, New York

With no more than 20 students in most classes, Sarah Lawrence College attracts a particular type of students here. The luxury cost of $65,630 makes you enjoy the nature far from the city and have your wild student nights here.

2. New York University, New York City, New York

As the largest private nonprofit institution in the US, NYU cost hefty. Tuition, room, and board will cost you a year $65,860, but you won't be the only one paying up. It enrolls 11,000 students a year and has adequate housing space in its urban campus.

1. Columbia University, New York

As an Ivy League University, Columbia worth a true representation of "premium". There is a $66,383 fee that will keep you on a student loan for a while. It promises you'll come out with a job. Hope so.

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