U.S. Out of State Total Cost Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in America by Out of State Total Cost for 2022

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 2020/2021 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 University of Chicago in Chicago with an out of state total cost of $79,356.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020/2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020/2021 academic year.

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America's Most Expensive Colleges by Out of State Total Cost
College Out of State Total Cost Rating Value
#41 Carleton College

Minnesota, Private

$75,400 91 95
#42 Columbia University in the City of New York

New York, Private

$75,383 95 99
#43 Carnegie Mellon University

Pennsylvania, Private

$75,360 91 89
#44 Trinity College

Connecticut, Private

$75,350 NA NA
#45 Washington and Lee University

Virginia, Private

$75,315 93 96
#46 Skidmore College

New York, Private

$75,102 87 95
#47 Duke University

North Carolina, Private

$75,093 98 98
#48 Bard College

New York, Private

$75,074 NA NA
#49 Olin College of Engineering

Massachusetts, Private

$75,016 97 96
#50 Claremont McKenna College

California, Private

$74,975 95 98
#51 Chapman University

California, Private

$74,952 80 57
#52 University of Notre Dame

Indiana, Private

$74,933 93 95
#53 New York University

New York, Private

$74,842 91 72
#54 Wake Forest University

North Carolina, Private

$74,780 NA NA
#55 George Washington University

District Of Columbia, Private

$74,751 83 76
#56 Stanford University

California, Private

$74,714 99 99
#57 Brandeis University

Massachusetts, Private

$74,695 82 67
#58 St Lawrence University

New York, Private

$74,650 77 89
#59 Bates College

Maine, Private

$74,430 NA NA
#60 Occidental College

California, Private

$74,416 85 80