U.S. Out of State Total Cost Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in America by Out of State Total Cost for 2023

Most Expensive Colleges in America by Out of State Total Cost

The highest priced four year colleges in America are listed by one year's out of state total cost list price for the 2021/2022 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the most expensive college in America? Leading the colleges list is Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York with an out of state total cost of $82,484.

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All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

America's Most Expensive Colleges by Out of State Total Cost
College Out of State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 Jewish Theological Seminary of America

New York, Private

$82,484 93 60
#2 University of Chicago

Illinois, Private

$81,726 98 95
#3 Bard College at Simon's Rock

Massachusetts, Private

$81,201 NA NA
#4 Harvey Mudd College

California, Private

$80,836 89 91
#5 Wesleyan University

Connecticut, Private

$80,780 92 97
#6 Northwestern University

Illinois, Private

$80,598 96 97
#7 University of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, Private

$80,372 96 98
#8 Columbia University in the City of New York

New York, Private

$80,322 95 99
#9 Brown University

Rhode Island, Private

$80,302 97 97
#10 Tufts University

Massachusetts, Private

$80,210 93 93
#11 Oberlin College

Ohio, Private

$80,002 75 55
#12 Wellesley College

Massachusetts, Private

$79,840 95 98
#13 Haverford College

Pennsylvania, Private

$79,704 92 96
#14 Vassar College

New York, Private

$79,480 90 96
#15 Dartmouth College

New Hampshire, Private

$79,461 97 98
#16 University of Southern California

California, Private

$79,435 92 90
#17 Reed College

Oregon, Private

$79,420 NA NA
#18 Franklin and Marshall College

Pennsylvania, Private

$79,346 NA NA
#19 Barnard College

New York, Private

$79,323 92 95
#20 Georgetown University

District Of Columbia, Private

$78,915 93 95