There’s Expensive, and Then There’s Expensive

Via Consumerist, CampusGrotto.com has up a list of the country’s most expensive colleges.

The top 10:

1. Sarah Lawrence College – $54,410
2. New York University – $51,991
3. The George Washington University – $51,730
4. Bates College – $51,300
5. Skidmore College – $51,196
6. Johns Hopkins University – $51,190
7. Georgetown University – $51,122
8. Connecticut College – $51,115
9. Harvey Mudd College – $51,037
10. Vassar College – $50,875

For those keeping track at home, one year of tuition at any of these schools is more or less equivalent to the median American household income.

Jesse Singal

Jesse Singal is a former opinion writer for The Boston Globe and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. He is currently a master's student at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Policy. Follow him on Twitter at @jessesingal.