Colleges with the Highest Tuition 2009-2010

Here are the top 100 most expensive colleges by tuition for the 2009-2010 school year.

CollegeCost
1. Middlebury College $43,690
2. Connecticut College $42,335
3. The George Washington University $41,610
4. Vassar College $41,335
5. Sarah Lawrence College $41,040
6. Colgate University $40,690
7. Bucknell University $40,594
8. Skidmore College $40,420
9. Carnegie Mellon University $40,300
10. Union College (NY) $40,068
11. University of Richmond $40,010
12. St. John's College $39,992
13. Franklin & Marshall College $39,930
14. Wesleyan University $39,822
15. Kenyon College $39,810
16. Dickinson College $39,780
17. Oberlin College $39,686
18. Bowdoin College $39,605
19. Bates College $39,575
20. Wheaton College (MA) $39,565
21. Carleton College $39,546
22. St. Lawrence University $39,520
23. Reed College $39,440
24. Tufts University $39,432
25. Bard College at Simon's Rock $39,380
26. Hamilton College $39,370
27. Columbia University $39,296
28. Williams College $39,250
29. Johns Hopkins University $39,150
30. Hobart and William Smith College $39,144
31. Hampshire College $39,112
32. Bard College $39,080
32. Duke University $39,080
34. Mount Holyoke College $38,940
35. Trinity College (CT) $38,900
36. New York University $38,765
37. Haverford College $38,735
38. Bennington College $38,730
39. Gettysburg College $38,690
40. Dartmouth College $38,679
41. Georgetown University $38,616
42. University of Southern California$38,570
43. University of Chicago $38,550
44. Boston College $38,530
45. Ursinus College $38,500
46. Scripps College $38,486
47. University of Notre Dame $38,480
48. Harvey Mudd College $38,467
49. Colby College $38,370
50. Lehigh University $38,330
51. Stevens Institute of Technology $38,300
52. Claremont McKenna College $38,275
53. Amherst College $38,250
54. Villanova University $38,240
55. Wake Forest University $38,206
56. College of the Holy Cross $38,180
57. Macalester College $38,174
58. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute $38,100
59. Northwestern University $38,088
60. Brown University $38,048
61. Washington and Lee University $37,990
62. Occidental College $37,970
63. Cornell University $37,954
64. Boston University $37,910
65. University of Rochester $37,870
66. Wellesley College $37,826
67. Babson College $37,824
68. Washington University in St. Louis $37,800
69. Pepperdine University $37,730
70. Vanderbilt University $37,632
71. Brandeis University $37,566
72. Lafayette College $37,520
73. MIT $37,510
73. Smith College $37,510
73. Swarthmore College $37,510
76. Emory University $37,500
77. Stanford University $37,380
78. Drew University $37,310
79. Colorado College $37,278
80. Tulane University $37,200
81. Bryn Mawr College $37,120
82. Barnard College $37,052
83. Fairfield University $36,900
84. Worcester Polytechnic Institute $36,890
85. Muhlenberg College $36,730
86. Pomona College $36,710
87. Drexel University $36,700
88. Whitman College $36,620
89. Loyola University Maryland $36,510
90. Yale University $36,500
91. Grinnell College $36,476
92. Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering $36,400
93. Furman University $36,296
94. Rollins College $36,220
95. Santa Clara University$36,000
96. Case Western Reserve University $35,900
97. University of San Diego $35,870
98. Pitzer College $35,840
99. Fordham University $35,825
100. Chapman University $35,790

Notes:
Some colleges like Bates College, Colby College, Middlebury College, and Union College have a comprehensive fee (tuition + room/board). Their tuition numbers were taken by taking their total comprehensive fee and subtracting by the amount of rebate the college gives to students who choose to live off campus.