10 most expensive colleges

These 10 colleges boast the highest tuition, fees, room and board in the nation this year, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Columbia College at Columbia University

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New York, N.Y.
Liberal arts college within Columbia University

Total cost, including room & board (2012-13): $58,742

Increase from previous year: 4.3%

Tuition & fees: $47,246

Source: Chronicle of Higher Education analysis of College Board data.
Note: Specialty colleges are not included in this list.
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