Think your college is expensive? Think again!

Campus Grotto has compiled a list of the most expensive colleges in the nation. Sarah Lawrence tops the list ( and has for the past 5 years, a dubious honor) and this year, for the first time, its listed sticker price even tops $60,000 dollars (It has come in above $60,000 with various fees before, but has never been expressly identified as such).

Campus Grotto has more, slightly better, news:

The price tags shown for these institutions do not mean that these schools are financially out of reach.

Just because these schools have high tuition does not mean you will actually be paying that amount. Many schools will provide a financial aid package that meets 100% of a student's financial need (Cost of Attendance - Estimated Family Contribution). While going to college is still expensive, many of the colleges here offer excellent financial aid packages. Some colleges, like Brown University, even eliminate tuition altogether for lower income students.

Check out our slide show of the most expensive colleges. Then tell us, are these schools worth it? Weigh in below!

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  • 15. Pitzer College

    Tuition: $43,136 Room & Board: $13,810 Fees 2012-2013: $266 Total: $57,266

  • 14. Barnard College

    Tuition: $41,850 Room & Board: $13,810 Fees: $1,652 2012-2013 Total: $57,312

  • 13. Johns Hopkins University

    Tuition: $43,930 Room & Board: $13,390 Fees: N/A 2012-2013 Total: 57,320

  • 12. Eugene Lang College (The New School)

    Tuition: $37,710 Room & Board: $18,770 Fees: $860 Total: $57,340

  • 11. Trinity College (CT)

    Tuition: $43,570 Room & Board: $11,800 Fees: $2,160 Total: $57,530

  • 10. Bard College

    Tuition: $44,176 Room & Board: $12,782 Fees: $622 Total: $57,580

  • 9. University of Chicago

    Tuition: $43,581 Room & Board: $12,782 Fees: $993 Total: $57,711

  • 8. Drexel University

    Tuition: $41,500 Room & Board: $14,175 Fees: $2,300 Total: $57,975

  • 7. Dartmouth College

    Tuition: $43,782 Room & Board: $12,954 Fees: $1,260 Total: $57,996

  • 6. Claremont McKenna College

    Tuition: $43,840 Room & Board: $13,980 Fees: $245 Total: $58,065

  • 5. Wesleyan University

    Tuition: $43,840 Room & Board: $13,980 Fees: $245 Total: $58,065

  • 4. Columbia University

    Tuition: $45,028 Room & Board: $11,496 Fees: $2,218 Total: $58,742

  • 3. Harvey Mudd College

    Tuition: $44,159 Room & Board: $14,471 Fees: $283 Total: $58,913

  • 2. New York University

    Tuition: $40,878 Room & Board: $16,133 Fees: $2,826 Total: $59,837

  • 1. Sarah Lawrence College

    Tuition: $45,900 Room & Board: $14,312 Fees: $1,024 Total: $61,236