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Top 5 most expensive universities in United States

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Earning a degree nowadays cost a lot and United States are among the highest. While in United Kingdom tuition fees are currently at $10.00 per year for domestic students, in USA average annual tuition costs for an undergraduate student at a private college more than $30,000 per year.

Around the world, education typically requires a large financial investment but in some European countries there are some good universities which doesn’t charge a high cost for students. That means investing much in a degree doesn’t automatically guarantee a first-class education for you.

But which are the top most expensive universities in Unites States of America?

  1. Harvey Mudd College – $70,400

Harvey Mudd College is a private residential undergraduate science and engineering college in Claremont, California founded 65 years ago. It is one of the institutions of the contiguous Claremont Colleges which share adjoining campus grounds. Harvey Mudd College shares university resources such as libraries, dining halls, health services and campus security with the other Claremont Colleges, although each college is independently managed, with their own faculty, board of trustees, endowment, and admissions procedures.

  1. Columbia University – $70,000

Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university in New York City. Established in 1754 on the grounds of Trinity Church in Manhattan, Columbia is the oldest institution of higher education in New York and the fifth-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. It is one of nine colonial colleges founded prior to the Declaration of Independence, seven of which belong to the Ivy League.

  1. University of Chicago – $70,000

The University of Chicago is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1890, its main campus is located in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood. It enrolled 16,445 students in Fall 2019, including 6,286 undergraduates and 10,159 graduate students. The University of Chicago is ranked among the top universities in the world by major education publications.

  1. University of Southern California – $69,208

The University of Southern California is a private research university in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 1880 by Robert M. Widney, it is the oldest private research university in California. For the 2019–20 academic year, there were 20,500 students enrolled in four-year undergraduate programs, and 28,000 graduate and professional students in a number of programs, including business, law, film, engineering, occupational therapy, pharmacy, and medicine. USC is the largest private employer in the city of Los Angeles and generates $8 billion in economic impact on Los Angeles and California

  1. Northwestern University – $68,725

Northwestern University is a private research university in Evanston, Illinois. It was founded in 1851 by nine men whose goal was to establish a university that would serve the former Northwest Territory. The university is a founding member of the Big Ten Conference and the only private university in the conference.


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