5 Most Expensive Private Colleges

AAA

There's no doubt that the cost of a college education is going up, but if you had a strong case of sticker shock when you saw the costs of a state university, you're really in for a shock when you read about our top five most expensive private colleges. With the top five coming in above $40,000 without adding the costs of housing, books and other associated expenses, these highly selective schools may cost nearly $250,000 by the time the student graduates depending on his or her chosen major.
Related Articles
  1. Personal Finance

    Is An American College Education Still Worth It?

    The total cost of a university education continues to outpace inflation. For some degrees, that expense isn't likely to pay off.
  2. Personal Finance

    How Paying For College Begins Well Before Freshman Year

    Don't overlook the hidden real costs of paying for college, especially those early expenses that mount while your child is still in high school.
  3. Personal Finance

    Pay For College Without Selling A Kidney

    Save thousands of dollars on tuition with these tricks and little-known programs.
  4. Professionals

    Go To College Or Become An Entrepreneur?

    The rising cost of higher education and high unemployment rate following the Great Recession has caused many young people to question the value of college.
  5. Personal Finance

    Is Private School for Your Child a Good Value?

    Parents want their kids to get a good education, but whether or not private school is worth it depends on more than just the cost.
  6. Markets

    Should Public College Be Free?

    Bernie Sanders wants Wall Street to pay for public college tuition. What's the deal?
  7. Personal Finance

    Benefits Of Concurrent Enrollment

    College tuition is rising. See what you can do for your child now to give them a head start.
  8. Trading

    Invest In Yourself With A College Education

    Spending a few thousand dollars on school could help you earn millions more.
  9. Personal Finance

    Funding College: How to Perform a Sanity Check

    Summer is an ideal time for high school seniors and their parents to take a sanity check and make sure the chosen collegiate path fits their finances, too.
  10. Financial Advisor

    Paying for College: Utilize These Top Hacks

    Saving money for college is difficult for many families, but it doesn't have to be. Here are some overlooked hacks to save money on college costs.
Hot Definitions
  1. Quantitative Trading

    Trading strategies based on quantitative analysis which rely on mathematical computations and number crunching to identify ...
  2. Bond Ladder

    A portfolio of fixed-income securities in which each security has a significantly different maturity date. The purpose of ...
  3. Duration

    A measure of the sensitivity of the price (the value of principal) of a fixed-income investment to a change in interest rates. ...
  4. Dove

    An economic policy advisor who promotes monetary policies that involve the maintenance of low interest rates, believing that ...
  5. Cyclical Stock

    An equity security whose price is affected by ups and downs in the overall economy. Cyclical stocks typically relate to companies ...
  6. Front Running

    The unethical practice of a broker trading an equity based on information from the analyst department before his or her clients ...
Trading Center