For a year at one of America's most expensive colleges, you could buy a luxury car. For four years, a house. Granted, each campus on Campusgrotto.com's list of the most expensive schools of 2009-2010 (cost of living included) offers a plethora of dynamic opportunity, stately scenery and, one hopes, a stellar education. But it's up to you to decide: Is the sticker price worth it?
Below is a slideshow of the ten ten priciest institutions.
(Note: The ranking adds the advertised cost of tuition with room and board, and doesn't take into account how much the average student at each school actually pays after financial aid.)