Interested in finding out what the most expensive colleges and universities in the nation are?
I wrote a post for my college blog over at CBS MoneyWatch today that listed the top 25 price offenders. I’m patching in the list below. Not surprisingly, most of the priciest schools are located on the East Coast.
Why Should We Care?
I’m going to guess that more than 99% of students do not attend schools that cost this much. So why should we care? Elite schools — and that describes most of the schools on this top 25 list – can raise their prices with impunity. Their supersized prices, however, hurt other college students who would never dream of attending these fancy institutions.
How? I explained how in a previous post. Here is an excerpt:
You can read the entire post here:
Why America’s Most Expensive Colleges Could Hurt Your Wallet
Will the most expensive schools ever change their ways? Unfortunately, I think the answer is no.
Lynn O’Shaughnessy is the author of The College Solution and she also writes a college blog for CBSMoneyWatch.com and US News & World Report. Follow her on Twitter.