10.  University of Southern California: $64,132

10 most expensive colleges university of southern california 2015
  • Total annual cost (including room and board): $64,132
  • Tuition and fees: $50,277
  • Increase from previous year: 3.6%

There are about 19,000 undergraduates at this private research university in Los Angeles. USC is a diverse school where more than 14% of freshmen last year were the first in their families to go to college. About two-thirds get a scholarship or grant, and 18% receive the federal Pell Grant, which is offered to low-income students.

First published November 7, 2015: 3:17 PM ET
Source: Chronicle of Higher Education analysis of College Board data.
Note: Specialty colleges are not included in this list. Costs are for first-year, full-time undergraduate students for the 2015-2016 academic year. Total cost includes room and board, tuition and fees. It does not reflect any grants or other student aid. The percentage increase reflects the year-over-year increase in tuition and fees and is adjusted for inflation. Financial aid data comes from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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