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.

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 Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#21 St Lawrence University

New York, Private

$58,330 77 89
#22 Macalester College

Minnesota, Private

$58,248 81 83
#23 Northwestern University

Illinois, Private

$58,227 96 97
#24 Wellesley College

Massachusetts, Private

$58,120 95 98
#25 Hamilton College

New York, Private

$57,930 94 97
#26 Bucknell University

Pennsylvania, Private

$57,882 84 79
#27 Middlebury College

Vermont, Private

$57,880 94 97
#28 Dartmouth College

New Hampshire, Private

$57,796 97 98
#29 Pepperdine University

California, Private

$57,750 77 46
#30 Yale University

Connecticut, Private

$57,700 99 99
#31 Oberlin College

Ohio, Private

$57,654 75 55
#32 University of Chicago

Illinois, Private

$57,642 98 95
#33 Carnegie Mellon University

Pennsylvania, Private

$57,560 91 89
#34 Hobart William Smith Colleges

New York, Private

$57,400 76 72
#35 Georgetown University

District Of Columbia, Private

$57,384 94 95
#36 Bates College

Maine, Private

$57,353 NA NA
#37 Bennington College

Vermont, Private

$57,350 NA NA
#38 Bard College at Simon's Rock

Massachusetts, Private

$57,228 NA NA
#39 University of Notre Dame

Indiana, Private

$57,192 93 95
#40 University of Rochester

New York, Private

$57,188 87 90