The Most EXPENSIVE Colleges And Universities (PHOTOS)

05/29/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

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'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.)

The Most Expensive Four-Year Colleges, 2009-2010
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