Most Expensive Universities in the World

Top 10 Most Expensive Colleges in the World:
(2008-2009 estimated tuition cost)
1. George Washington University, Washington D.C (US) $60,963 (tuition and fees)
2. Sarah Lawrence College, New York (US) $60,851 (tuition and fees)
3. Kenyon College, Ohio (US) $60,685 (tuition and fees)
4. Vassar College, New York (US) $60,640 (tuition and fees)
5. Bucknell University, Pennsylvania (US) $59,799 (tuition and fees)
6. Franklin College, Switzerland $49,918 (US and Canada)
7. American University of Paris, France $49,164
8. Imperial College London, UK $41,925 (non-resident)
9. National University of Singapore $36,194 (non-resident)
10. University of Melbourne, Australia $30,463 (non-resident)

Source: Forbes

According to The Chronicle of Higher Education, the most expensive four-year university in the U.S. (and most likely the world) is Washington, D.C.'s George Washington University, with a price tag of $39,240 in 2007-2008.

Following are the Most Expensive Universities in the World:

1. The George Washington University in the United States.
    Annual Tuition: $39,240

2. Kenyon College in Ohio (also the United States)
    Annual Tuition: $38,140

3. Bucknell University in Pennsylvania (United States)
    Annual Tuition: $38,134

4. Vassar College in New York (United States)
    Annual Tuition: $38,115

5. Sarah Lawrence College
    Annual Tuition: $38,090

6. Quest University Canada in Canada
    Annual Tuition: $23,420

7. American University of Paris in France
    Annual Tuition: $34,725

8. University of Buckingham in the United Kingdom
    Annual Tuition: $30,400 for Brits, $52,800 for international residents

9. Aoyama Gakuin University in Japan (Asia)
    Annual Tuition: $11,700 to $16,100

10. Bond University in Australia
     Annual Tuition: $32,900

11. American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (Middle East)
     Annual Tuition: $16,770

12. Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in Mexico
     Annual Tuition: $11,210

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