5 Most Expensive Private Colleges

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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.
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