Most expensive colleges in the country

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Conn. (WTNH) — Getting ready to send your kids to school? Or are you already dishing out the big bucks to send them? A new list from the ‘Chronicle of High Education’ has compiled a new list ranking the most expensive colleges in the country, and parents, you might want to cover your eyes, a handful right here in Connecticut and New England are making the cut.

According to the new data, New York, California and Chicago have the most expensive schools. The new report shows the “sticker prices”, published tuition and required fees, at more than 3,100 colleges and universities for the 2014-15 academic year.

The number one most expensive school in America is Sarah Lawrence College in New York, costing the in-state and out-of-state student $65,480. Harvey Mudd College in California wasn’t far off coming in second, costing $64,427 for both in-state and out-of-state students. And coming in as the third most expensive college, is Columbia University in New York, costing $63,440.

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Students in our state aren’t really paying much less. Here’s who made the top 50 list for schools in our state and popular schools in the region:

  1. Trinity College – Hartford, CT : $61,756 (both in-state & out-of-state)
  2. Wesleyan University – Middletown, CT : $61, 498 (both in-state & out-of-state)
  3. Tufts University, MA : $61,277 (both in-state & out-of-state)
  4. Amherst College, MA : $61,206 (both in-state & out-of-state)
  5. Cornell University, NY : $60,964 (both in-state & out-of-state)
  6. Connecticut College- New London, CT : $60,895 (both in-state & out-of-state)
  7. Boston University, MA : $60,694 (both in-state & out-of-state)
  8. Boston College, MA :$60,622 (both in-state & out-of-state)

Yale University Students made the top 75 list. Students and families pay $59,800 both in-state and out-of-state.

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