Biggest tuition hikes at private colleges

Private college plumped up their tuition and fees an average of 4.6% this year.

Biggest tuition hikes at private colleges
1
University of Tulsa (Okla.)
10.0%
Tuition hike:

The cost of admission was upped to $31,551
2
Baylor University (Texas)
6.5%
Tuition hike:

It now costs $31,658 to attend.
3
University of the Pacific
6.4%
Tuition hike:

Students pay $36,290 in tuition now.
4
Grinnell College (Iowa)
6.2%
Tuition hike:

Tuition was raised to $39,250
5
Cornell College (Iowa)
6.0%
Tuition hike:

Tuition costs climbed to $39,290
Source: Sources: College Board, Collegedata.com, U.S. Department of Education
Notes: Private colleges are among nationally ranked; “selective” means those that accept no more than 50% of applicants.