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MGH Institute of Health Professions

#1 Most Expensive Colleges

MGH Institute of Health Professions is a small private institution located in Boston, MA with a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. It has a total of 1,126 full-time undergraduate students. MGH Institute of Health Professions offers 25 different majors.

Boston, MA

www.mghihp.edu

D-

Rating

100%

Acceptance

2,406

Students

-

Ranking

$70,400

Tuition

Landmark College

#2 Most Expensive Colleges

Landmark College is a very small private associates college located in Putney, VT ranked 8th in Vermont. It has a total of 631 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 47.02% of applicants. Landmark College offers 10 different majors and is best known for its Fine Art and Computer Science programs, which are both ranked 3rd in Vermont. With an annual tuition of $59,100 per year, Landmark College is exceptionally costly. 32.89% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to generate roughly $23,600 per year, which is 43% less than the national median.

Putney, VT

www.landmark.edu

C+

Rating

47%

Acceptance

703

Students

#677

Ranking

$59,100

Tuition

Columbia University in the City of New York is a very large private university located in New York, NY ranked 9th in the United States. It has a total of 8,628 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 5.45% acceptance rate. Columbia University in the City of New York offers 467 different majors and is best known for its Sustainability Studies, Art History, and Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $58,920 per year, Columbia University in the City of New York is exceptionally high-priced. 78.72% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to bring home around $83,300 per year, which is 101% greater than the national median.

New York, NY

www.columbia.edu

A+

Rating

5%

Acceptance

33,301

Students

#9

Ranking

$58,920

Tuition

Franklin and Marshall College

#4 Most Expensive Colleges

Franklin and Marshall College is a small private liberal arts college located in Lancaster, PA ranked 92nd in the nation. It has a total of 2,460 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting 30.39% of applicants. Franklin and Marshall College offers 42 different majors and is best known for its Behavioral Sciences, German Language and Literature, and Creative Writing programs (nationally ranked 4th, 12th, and 18th respectively). With an annual tuition of $58,615 per year, Franklin and Marshall College is very pricey. 82.95% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to make approximately $58,900 per year, which is 42% greater than the national median.

Lancaster, PA

WWW.FANDM.EDU

A+

Rating

30%

Acceptance

2,460

Students

#92

Ranking

$58,615

Tuition

Harvey Mudd College

#5 Most Expensive Colleges

Harvey Mudd College is a very small private liberal arts college located in Claremont, CA ranked 56th in the nation. It has a total of 923 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting barely greater than one in every eight applicants. Harvey Mudd College offers 18 different majors and is best known for its Mathematics and Computer Science and Physics programs, which are respectively ranked 2nd and 20th in the US. With an annual tuition of $58,359 per year, Harvey Mudd College is very expensive. After graduation, alumni go on to make approximately $88,800 per year, which is 114% over the national median.

Claremont, CA

https://www.hmc.edu

A+

Rating

14%

Acceptance

923

Students

#56

Ranking

$58,359

Tuition

Reed College

#6 Most Expensive Colleges

Reed College is a small private liberal arts college located in Portland, OR ranked 80th in the nation. It has a total of 1,555 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, with a 39.47% acceptance rate. Reed College offers 34 different majors and is best known for its Comparative Literature, Linguistics, and Religious Studies programs (nationally ranked 7th, 19th, and 27th respectively). With an annual tuition of $58,130 per year, Reed College is exceptionally costly. 83.52% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, entering the labor market. After college, alumni go on to bring in roughly $42,200 per year, which is 2% greater than the national median.

Portland, OR

https://www.reed.edu

A+

Rating

39%

Acceptance

1,581

Students

#80

Ranking

$58,130

Tuition

Vassar College

#7 Most Expensive Colleges

Vassar College is a small private liberal arts college located in Poughkeepsie, NY ranked 60th in the United States. It has a total of 2,603 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 23.74% acceptance rate. Vassar College offers 49 different majors and is best known for its Italian Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature, and Urban Studies programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 7th, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $57,910 per year, Vassar College is exceptionally high-priced. 91.07% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, entering the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn more or less $54,600 per year, which is 31% over the national median.

Poughkeepsie, NY

www.vassar.edu

A+

Rating

24%

Acceptance

2,603

Students

#60

Ranking

$57,910

Tuition

Bucknell University

#8 Most Expensive Colleges

Bucknell University is a small private liberal arts college located in Lewisburg, PA ranked 67th in the nation. It has a total of 3,756 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting barely over 1/3 of applicants. Bucknell University offers 80 different majors and is best known for its Accounting and Finance, Italian Studies, and Early Childhood Education and Teaching programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 2nd, and 7th respectively). With an annual tuition of $57,882 per year, Bucknell University is extremely high-priced. 86.66% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, joining the labor force. Open graduating, alumni go on to take home approximately $70,800 per year, which is 70% above the national median.

Lewisburg, PA

www.bucknell.edu

A+

Rating

34%

Acceptance

3,842

Students

#67

Ranking

$57,882

Tuition

Colgate University

#9 Most Expensive Colleges

Colgate University is a small private liberal arts college located in Hamilton, NY ranked 41st in the nation. It has a total of 3,096 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 22.58% acceptance rate. Colgate University offers 65 different majors and is best known for its Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Classical and Ancient Studies, and Education programs (nationally ranked 4th, 5th, and 6th respectively). With an annual tuition of $57,695 per year, Colgate University is very expensive. 89.73% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to draw close to $63,600 per year, which is 53% greater than the national median.

Hamilton, NY

www.colgate.edu

A+

Rating

23%

Acceptance

3,110

Students

#41

Ranking

$57,695

Tuition

University of Chicago

#10 Most Expensive Colleges

University of Chicago is a large private university located in Chicago, IL ranked 10th in the nation. It has a total of 7,674 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 6.17% of applicants. University of Chicago offers 218 different majors and is best known for its Econometrics and Quantitative Economics, Economics, and Counseling Psychology programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $57,642 per year, University of Chicago is exceptionally expensive. 79.52% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, entering the labor force. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn more or less $68,100 per year, which is 64% over the national median.

Chicago, IL

WWW.UCHICAGO.EDU

A+

Rating

6%

Acceptance

19,659

Students

#10

Ranking

$57,642

Tuition

Amherst College

#11 Most Expensive Colleges

Amherst College is a small private liberal arts college located in Amherst, MA ranked 29th in the US. It has a total of 1,946 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 11.31% of applicants. Amherst College offers 39 different majors and is best known for its French Language and Literature, Mathematics, and African-American Studies programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 4th, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $57,640 per year, Amherst College is exceptionally pricey. 90.32% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor force. After college, alumni go on to bring home near $65,000 per year, which is 56% greater than the national median.

Amherst, MA

www.amherst.edu

A+

Rating

11%

Acceptance

1,946

Students

#29

Ranking

$57,640

Tuition

Colorado College

#12 Most Expensive Colleges

Colorado College is a small private liberal arts college located in Colorado Springs, CO ranked 94th in the nation. It has a total of 2,268 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, with a 13.5% acceptance rate. Colorado College offers 50 different majors and is best known for its International Economics, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Ethnic Studies programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 4th, and 6th respectively). With an annual tuition of $57,612 per year, Colorado College is very high-priced. 81.52% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, entering the workforce. After graduation, alumni go on to earn around $45,400 per year, which is 9% over the national median.

Colorado Springs, CO

www.coloradocollege.edu

A+

Rating

14%

Acceptance

2,313

Students

#94

Ranking

$57,612

Tuition

Tufts University

#13 Most Expensive Colleges

Tufts University is a large private university located in Medford, MA ranked 30th in the nation. It has a total of 6,134 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting just above one in seven applicants. Tufts University offers 220 different majors and is best known for its Biopsychology, Critical Theory and Analysis, and Child Development programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $57,324 per year, Tufts University is very pricey. 82.88% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn more or less $75,800 per year, which is 82% greater than the national median.

Medford, MA

https://www.tufts.edu

A+

Rating

15%

Acceptance

12,781

Students

#30

Ranking

$57,324

Tuition

University of Southern California

#14 Most Expensive Colleges

University of Southern California is a very large private university located in Los Angeles, CA ranked 24th in the United States. It has a total of 21,909 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 11.42% of applicants. University of Southern California offers 527 different majors and is best known for its Communication and Media Studies, Film, and Gerontology programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $57,256 per year, University of Southern California is very high-priced. 87.78% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. After college, alumni go on to take home around $74,000 per year, which is 78% over the national median.

Los Angeles, CA

www.usc.edu/

A+

Rating

11%

Acceptance

53,186

Students

#24

Ranking

$57,256

Tuition

Brown University

#15 Most Expensive Colleges

Brown University is a large private university located in Providence, RI ranked 12th in the US. It has a total of 7,428 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 7.07% of applicants. Brown University offers 265 different majors and is best known for its Entrepreneurship, African Studies, and Latin American and Caribbean Studies programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $57,112 per year, Brown University is very high-priced. 87.69% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, joining the labor force. Open graduating, alumni go on to earn about $67,500 per year, which is 63% greater than the national median.

Providence, RI

www.brown.edu

A+

Rating

7%

Acceptance

10,760

Students

#12

Ranking

$57,112

Tuition

Williams College

#16 Most Expensive Colleges

Williams College is a small private liberal arts college located in Williamstown, MA ranked 26th in the United States. It has a total of 2,237 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 12.6% of applicants. Williams College offers 38 different majors and is best known for its Chinese Language and Literature, Near and Middle Eastern Studies, and Comparative Literature programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 4th, and 10th respectively). With an annual tuition of $56,970 per year, Williams College is very high-priced. 92.56% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to make roughly $59,000 per year, which is 42% greater than the national median.

Williamstown, MA

https://www.williams.edu

A+

Rating

13%

Acceptance

2,291

Students

#26

Ranking

$56,970

Tuition

Scripps College

#16 Most Expensive Colleges

Scripps College is a small private liberal arts college located in Claremont, CA ranked 71st in the nation. It has a total of 1,104 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting 32% of applicants. Scripps College offers 68 different majors and is best known for its Human Biology, Environmental Science, and Fine Art programs (nationally ranked 10th, 26th, and 34th respectively). With an annual tuition of $56,970 per year, Scripps College is very costly. 85.45% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to earn roughly $54,100 per year, which is 30% over the national median.

Claremont, CA

www.scrippscollege.edu

A+

Rating

32%

Acceptance

1,140

Students

#71

Ranking

$56,970

Tuition

Union College

#18 Most Expensive Colleges

Union College is a small private liberal arts college located in Schenectady, NY ranked 104th in the US. It has a total of 2,220 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 42.92% of applicants. Union College offers 47 different majors and is best known for its Social Sciences, Managerial Economics, and Liberal Arts and Sciences programs (nationally ranked 15th, 17th, and 22nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $56,853 per year, Union College is very expensive. 83.09% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn near $65,400 per year, which is 57% over the national median.

Schenectady, NY

www.union.edu/

A

Rating

43%

Acceptance

2,220

Students

#104

Ranking

$56,853

Tuition

George Washington University

#19 Most Expensive Colleges

George Washington University is a very large private university located in Washington, DC ranked 69th in the US. It has a total of 13,428 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 40.84% of applicants. George Washington University offers 462 different majors and is best known for its International Relations and Affairs, Computer and Information Systems Security, and Information Technology Administration and Management programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $56,845 per year, George Washington University is very expensive. 75.47% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, entering the labor market. After graduation, alumni go on to make approximately $69,600 per year, which is 68% above the national median.

Washington, DC

https://www.gwu.edu

A+

Rating

41%

Acceptance

31,641

Students

#69

Ranking

$56,845

Tuition

Boston College

#20 Most Expensive Colleges

Boston College is a large private university located in Chestnut Hill, MA ranked 40th in the United States. It has a total of 10,369 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, accepting 27.22% of applicants. Boston College offers 176 different majors and is best known for its Applied Psychology, Operations Management and Supervision, and Theological and Ministerial Studies programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $56,780 per year, Boston College is extremely costly. 89.53% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $72,500 per year, which is 75% above the national median.

Chestnut Hill, MA

www.bc.edu

A+

Rating

27%

Acceptance

15,981

Students

#40

Ranking

$56,780

Tuition

Carleton College

#21 Most Expensive Colleges

Carleton College is a small private liberal arts college located in Northfield, MN ranked 38th in the US. It has a total of 2,129 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting a tad shy of 1/5th of applicants. Carleton College offers 35 different majors and is best known for its International Relations and Affairs, Religious Studies, and Fine Art programs (nationally ranked 11th, 14th, and 14th respectively). With an annual tuition of $56,778 per year, Carleton College is exceptionally expensive. 89.73% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to take in near $54,200 per year, which is 30% above the national median.

Northfield, MN

https://www.carleton.edu

A+

Rating

19%

Acceptance

2,129

Students

#38

Ranking

$56,778

Tuition

Wesleyan University

#22 Most Expensive Colleges

Wesleyan University is a small private liberal arts college located in Middletown, CT ranked 48th in America. It has a total of 3,261 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, with a 16.48% acceptance rate. Wesleyan University offers 85 different majors and is best known for its Italian Studies, American Studies, and Physiological Psychology programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $56,704 per year, Wesleyan University is exceptionally expensive. 89.47% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, entering the workforce. Open graduating, alumni go on to take home close to $54,700 per year, which is 32% above the national median.

Middletown, CT

www.wesleyan.edu

A+

Rating

16%

Acceptance

3,524

Students

#48

Ranking

$56,704

Tuition

Cornell University

#23 Most Expensive Colleges

Cornell University is a very large private university located in Ithaca, NY ranked 11th in America. It has a total of 15,464 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 10.85% of applicants. Cornell University offers 323 different majors and is best known for its Human Resources, Agricultural Business and Management, and Agriculture programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $56,550 per year, Cornell University is very high-priced. 89.35% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to take home roughly $77,200 per year, which is 86% above the national median.

Ithaca, NY

www.cornell.edu

A+

Rating

11%

Acceptance

24,189

Students

#11

Ranking

$56,550

Tuition

Connecticut College

#24 Most Expensive Colleges

Connecticut College is a small private liberal arts college located in New London, CT ranked 96th in America. It has a total of 1,922 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, with a 37.41% acceptance rate. Connecticut College offers 50 different majors and is best known for its Ecology, Molecular Biology, and Human Development and Family Studies programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 7th, and 24th respectively). With an annual tuition of $56,540 per year, Connecticut College is extremely costly. 82.41% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, joining the workforce. Open graduating, alumni go on to draw about $54,900 per year, which is 32% over the national median.

New London, CT

www.conncoll.edu

A+

Rating

37%

Acceptance

1,922

Students

#96

Ranking

$56,540

Tuition

Kenyon College

#25 Most Expensive Colleges

Kenyon College is a small private liberal arts college located in Gambier, OH ranked 102nd in America. It has a total of 1,831 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting just north of one in three applicants. Kenyon College offers 31 different majors and is best known for its Foreign Languages and Literatures, Molecular Biology, and Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics programs (nationally ranked 8th, 12th, and 19th respectively). With an annual tuition of $56,430 per year, Kenyon College is extremely expensive. 89.57% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to make close to $48,700 per year, which is 17% above the national median.

Gambier, OH

https://www.kenyon.edu/

A

Rating

34%

Acceptance

1,831

Students

#102

Ranking

$56,430

Tuition