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Top 10 Most Expensive Universities in the World

What do you do when you have more money than you could spend in a single lifetime? Send your kids to a fancy school, of course!

There are many universities in the world that offer an excellent quality of education, and then there are universities where you pay a small fortune in annual tuitions. Oddly enough, the top universities in the world are NOT the most expensive. Here are the world’s most expensive universities:

See Also: Top 10 Most Expensive Universities in the UK

1. London Business School

If you’ve got an extra 67,000 British pounds (over $100,000 US), you can afford to get into the London Business School, one of the most prestigious universities in the country.

2. Sarah Lawrence College

Located in the state of New York, this liberal arts college charges students a staggering $65,000 per year in tuition and other fees. This may be due to the incredibly low student-to-teacher ratio, ensuring specialized, focused attention for each student.

3. Franklin University Switzerland

This Swiss university only enrolls around 450 students per year, so it should come as no surprise that it has an exclusive price tag to match – $64,200 per year! It is also one of the top-ranked universities in Europe.

4. Harvey Mudd College

Students attending this school pay just over $64,000 per year, but they receive a top-quality education in the fields of math, engineering, and the sciences. The California college is known for producing some of the highest-paid graduates in the country.

5. Columbia College

Students attending Columbia College are fortunate enough to attend one of the top-ranked colleges not just in the US, but in the entire world. Columbia is famous for its law program, and more than 98 Nobel Prize winners have graduated from its halls. No surprise that tuition costs hover around $63,500 per year!

6. New York University


NYU is located in Manhattan, making it one of the most exclusive, best-located colleges on the East Coast. 36 Nobel Prize and 16 Pulitzer Prize winners have graduated from NYU, where tuition costs just under $63,000.

7. University of Chicago


Paying $62,500 per year may sound like a lot, but not when you realize that there are currently 8 Nobel Prize winners on the school’s faculty. Started in 1890, it is one of the best schools in the United States.

8. Claremont McKenna College

This private liberal arts college is pricey at $62,300 per year in tuition fees, but worth it if you are trying to get into an exclusive college. It boasts one of the lowest acceptance rates in the US, making it a place that MANY people want to get into but few ever do.

9. Bard College

Yet another liberal arts college charging an arm and a leg for students to attend! It costs around $62,000 per year to attend Bard, located in upstate New York.

10. Scripps College

Want to pay $61,900 to get an education in liberal arts? ONLY women are permitted into this school and, as a member of the Claremont Colleges, it is one of the top-ranked universities in the state of California.

See Also: Top 10 Most Expensive Universities in the US

If you’ve got the money to spare, these are the universities to attend!

Do you currently study or have you studied in the past at one of these most expensive universities in the world? Share your experiences with us in the comments section below!

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