U.S. Out of State Tuition Ranking

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

Most Expensive Colleges in America by Out of State Tuition

The highest priced four year colleges in America are listed by one year's out of state tuition list price for the 2020/2021 school year.

What is the most expensive college in America? Leading the colleges list is Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster with an out of state tuition of $60,872.

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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 Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Franklin and Marshall College

Pennsylvania, Private

$60,872 NA NA
#2 Colorado College

Colorado, Private

$60,390 NA NA
#3 Reed College

Oregon, Private

$60,310 NA NA
#4 Vassar College

New York, Private

$60,030 90 96
#5 Amherst College

Massachusetts, Private

$59,890 97 99
#6 Colgate University

New York, Private

$59,655 93 97
#7 Tufts University

Massachusetts, Private

$59,560 93 94
#8 University of Southern California

California, Private

$59,260 92 89
#9 Brown University

Rhode Island, Private

$59,254 97 97
#10 Wesleyan University

Connecticut, Private

$59,086 NA NA
#11 Boston College

Massachusetts, Private

$59,050 88 94
#12 Carleton College

Minnesota, Private

$58,968 91 95
#13 Union College

New York, Private

$58,956 83 79
#14 Columbia University in the City of New York

New York, Private

$58,920 95 99
#15 Connecticut College

Connecticut, Private

$58,660 86 83
#16 Cornell University

New York, Private

$58,586 96 96
#17 George Washington University

District Of Columbia, Private

$58,550 83 76
#18 Gettysburg College

Pennsylvania, Private

$58,500 NA NA
#19 Haverford College

Pennsylvania, Private

$58,402 92 97
#20 Harvey Mudd College

California, Private

$58,359 90 92