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
#41 Bennington College

Vermont, Private

$77,848 NA NA
#42 Middlebury College

Vermont, Private

$77,820 93 97
#43 Colby College

Maine, Private

$77,815 91 98
#44 Skidmore College

New York, Private

$77,670 88 95
#45 Boston University

Massachusetts, Private

$77,656 83 93
#46 Pepperdine University

California, Private

$77,652 75 41
#47 Brandeis University

Massachusetts, Private

$77,456 81 66
#48 Wake Forest University

North Carolina, Private

$77,314 NA NA
#49 Claremont McKenna College

California, Private

$77,217 96 99
#50 Olin College of Engineering

Massachusetts, Private

$77,182 96 95
#51 Colorado College

Colorado, Private

$76,978 NA NA
#52 New York University

New York, Private

$76,900 92 71
#53 Johns Hopkins University

Maryland, Private

$76,790 97 98
#54 Chapman University

California, Private

$76,776 80 57
#55 George Washington University

District Of Columbia, Private

$76,710 84 76
#56 Bates College

Maine, Private

$76,620 NA NA
#57 Vanderbilt University

Tennessee, Private

$76,536 96 97
#58 Carleton College

Minnesota, Private

$76,533 91 95
#59 St Lawrence University

New York, Private

$76,500 75 87
#60 Sarah Lawrence College

New York, Private

$76,428 76 57