Highest College Tuition 2011-2012

Here are the top 100 most expensive colleges by tuition for the 2011-2012 school year. There are now 80 colleges that charge over $40,000/year for tuition, nearly double the amount that did last year.

College Tuition
1. Middlebury College $45,935
2. Sarah Lawrence College $44,220
3. The George Washington University $44,103
4. Vassar College $44,050
5. Connecticut College $43,990
6. Bucknell University $43,628
7. Wesleyan University $43,404
8. St. John's College $43,256
9. University of Richmond $43,170
10. Carnegie Mellon University $43,160
11. Union College (NY) $43,131
12. Columbia University $43,088
13. Bard College at Simon's Rock $43,000
14. Williams College $42,938
15. Oberlin College $42,842
16. Bowdoin College $42,816
17. Carleton College $42,690
18. Colgate University $42,625
19. Dickinson College $42,610
19. Gettysburg College $42,610
21. Bates College $42,550
22. Reed College $42,540
23. Franklin & Marshall College $42,510
24. Bard College $42,476
25. St. Lawrence University $42,420
26. Johns Hopkins University $42,280
27. Hamilton College $42,220
28. Amherst College $42,170
29. University of Southern California $42,162
30. Hobart and William Smith College $42,014
31. Tufts University $41,998
32. Claremont McKenna College $41,995
33. Trinity College (CT) $41,980
34. Hampshire College $41,900
35. Harvey Mudd College $41,870
36. Occidental College $41,860
37. University of Chicago $41,853
38. Haverford College $41,830
39. Macalester College $41,800
40. Scripps College $41,736
40. Dartmouth College $41,736
42. Bennington College $41,690
43. Ursinus College $41,650
44. Wheaton College (MA) $41,600
44. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute $41,600
46. Northwestern University $41,592
47. Skidmore College $41,520
48. Boston College $41,480
49. Brown University $41,328
50. Cornell University $41,325
51. Mount Holyoke College $41,270
52. Wake Forest University $41,100
53. Kenyon College $41,090
54. University of Rochester $41,040
55. Colby College $41,020
56. Washington and Lee University $40,990
57. Washington University in St. Louis $40,950
58. Georgetown University $40,920
59. University of Notre Dame $40,910
59. College of the Holy Cross $40,910
61. Boston University $40,848
62. Swarthmore College $40,816
63. Duke University $40,670
64. Lehigh University $40,660
65. Emory University $40,600
66. Villanova University $40,530
67. Brandeis University $40,514
68. Pepperdine University $40,500
68. Yale University $40,500
70. MIT $40,460
71. Barnard College $40,422
72. Wellesley College $40,410
73. Babson College $40,400
74. Lafayette College $40,340
75. Vanderbilt University $40,320
76. Stevens Institute of Technology $40,300
77. Whitman College $40,180
78. Providence College $40,150
79. Drew University $40,128
80. Stanford University $40,050
81. Fairfield University $39,990
82. Bryn Mawr College $39,860
83. Tulane University $39,850
84. Smith College $39,800
85. Drexel University $39,700
86. Muhlenberg College $39,630
87. Pomona College $39,572
88. Colorado College $39,550
89. Loyola University Maryland $39,470
90. Worcester Polytechnic Institute $39,450
91. New York University $39,344
92. Denison University $39,330
93. Grinnell College $39,250
94. Fordham University $39,235
95. Furman University $39,200
95. Chapman University $39,200
97. Santa Clara University $39,048
98. Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering $39,000
99. Pitzer College $38,832
100. Willamette University $38,800

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