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October 19, 2010 1:33 PM So Much Money

By Daniel Luzer

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Campus Grotto has just published an updated list of the most expensive colleges in America.

Congratulations, Sarah Lawrence. At a total cost of $56,420 a year, you’ve topped the list for the third time in a row!

All of the schools in the top 100 list are private. According to the piece the top ten most costly schools are:

1. Sarah Lawrence College ($56,420)
2. New York University ($53,589)
3. Wesleyan University ($53,406)
4. Harvey Mudd College ($53,331)
5. Bates College ($53,300)
6. Johns Hopkins University ($53,190)
7. Connecticut College ($53,110)
8. Claremont McKenna College ($52,995)
9. George Washington University ($52,980)
10. Scripps College ($52,686)

Note that these figures reflect not just tuition, but also average room and board costs.

Daniel Luzer is the news editor at Governing Magazine and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. Find him on Twitter: @Daniel_Luzer