The 2016 Most Expensive Colleges ranking is based on the average net price paid by enrolled students who are receiving financial aid.

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    Average Net Price $45,462
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    Average Net Price $43,489
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    Average Net Price $43,208
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    Average Net Price $43,055
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    Average Net Price $42,794
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    The New School New York City, NY
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    Average Net Price $42,644
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    Average Net Price $41,408
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    San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco, CA
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    Average Net Price $40,784
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    Average Net Price $40,539
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    Beacon College Leesburg, FL
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    Average Net Price $39,648
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    Pratt Institute Brooklyn, NY
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    Average Net Price $38,868
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    Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
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    Average Net Price $38,844
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    Average Net Price $38,483
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    Average Net Price $37,718
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    Oberlin College Oberlin, OH
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    Average Net Price $37,366
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    Average Net Price $37,192
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    Average Net Price $36,899
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    Fairfield University Fairfield Town, CT
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    Average Net Price $36,853
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    Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
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    Average Net Price $36,650
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    Average Net Price $36,613
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  • 21
    Sacred Heart University Fairfield Town, CT
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    Average Net Price $36,347
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    Hampshire College Amherst Town, MA
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    Average Net Price $36,334
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    Muhlenberg College Allentown, PA
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    Average Net Price $36,330
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    Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
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    Average Net Price $36,049
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    Average Net Price $36,043
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  • 26
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    Average Net Price $35,611
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    American Jewish University Los Angeles, CA
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    Average Net Price $35,539
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    Average Net Price $35,464
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    Lynn University Boca Raton, FL
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    Average Net Price $35,458
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    Average Net Price $35,307
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    Saint Louis University St. Louis, MO
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    Average Net Price $35,249
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    Sarah Lawrence College Bronxville, NY
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    Average Net Price $35,207
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    California College of the Arts San Francisco, CA
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    Average Net Price $35,127
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    Quinnipiac University Hamden Town, CT
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    Average Net Price $35,117
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    Fordham University The Bronx, NY
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    Average Net Price $35,105
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    Union College - New York Schenectady, NY
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    Average Net Price $34,828
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    Roger Williams University Bristol Town, RI
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    Average Net Price $34,765
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    Average Net Price $34,757
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  • 39
    Bennington College Bennington, VT
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    Average Net Price $34,583
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    University of the Arts Philadelphia, PA
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    Average Net Price $34,505
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  • 41
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    Average Net Price $34,426
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    Providence College Providence, RI
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    Average Net Price $34,388
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    Whitman College Walla Walla, WA
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    Average Net Price $34,363
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    Average Net Price $34,347
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    Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia, PA
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    Average Net Price $34,347
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    Seattle University Seattle, WA
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    Average Net Price $34,340
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    Average Net Price $34,302
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    Average Net Price $34,295
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  • 49
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    Average Net Price $34,291
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    Average Net Price $34,273
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    New York University New York City, NY
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    Average Net Price $34,268
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    Average Net Price $34,259
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  • 53
    Bard College at Simon's Rock Great Barrington, MA
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    Average Net Price $34,218
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    Average Net Price $34,182
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    Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC
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    Average Net Price $34,072
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    Average Net Price $33,904
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    Average Net Price $33,720
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    Manhattan School of Music New York City, NY
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    Average Net Price $33,697
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    Marist College Poughkeepsie, NY
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    Average Net Price $33,526
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    Average Net Price $33,437
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    High Point University High Point, NC
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    Average Net Price $33,395
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  • 62
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    Average Net Price $33,382
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    Emerson College Boston, MA
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    Average Net Price $33,371
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    University of San Diego San Diego, CA
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    Average Net Price $33,356
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    Average Net Price $33,206
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    Lesley University Cambridge, MA
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    Average Net Price $33,072
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    Average Net Price $32,956
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    Chapman University Orange, CA
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    Average Net Price $32,932
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    Marymount Manhattan College New York City, NY
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    Average Net Price $32,931
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    Average Net Price $32,910
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    Average Net Price $32,860
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    Westmont College Santa Barbara, CA
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    Average Net Price $32,852
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    Average Net Price $32,797
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    Ithaca College Ithaca, NY
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    Average Net Price $32,769
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    Average Net Price $32,734
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    Average Net Price $32,621
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    American University Washington, D.C.
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    Average Net Price $32,548
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    Furman University Greenville, SC
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    Average Net Price $32,527
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    Bryant University Smithfield Town, RI
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    Average Net Price $32,486
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    Dickinson College Carlisle, PA
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    Average Net Price $32,461
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    Average Net Price $32,415
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    Average Net Price $32,392
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    University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
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    Average Net Price $32,369
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    University of Scranton Scranton, PA
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    Average Net Price $32,348
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    Ursinus College Collegeville, PA
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    Average Net Price $32,254
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    Rollins College Winter Park, FL
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    Average Net Price $32,225
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    Average Net Price $32,212
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    Carleton College Northfield, MN
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    Average Net Price $32,194
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    Average Net Price $32,192
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    Endicott College Beverly, MA
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    Average Net Price $32,171
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    Average Net Price $32,131
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    Champlain College Burlington, VT
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    Average Net Price $32,105
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    George Washington University Washington, D.C.
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    Average Net Price $32,018
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    Lewis & Clark College Portland, OR
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    Average Net Price $32,003
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    University of Chicago Chicago, IL
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    Average Net Price $31,935
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    Tulane University New Orleans, LA
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    Average Net Price $31,886
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  • 97
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    Average Net Price $31,875
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    Average Net Price $31,829
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    Average Net Price $31,820
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    Boston University Boston, MA
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    Average Net Price $31,798
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