8.  Scripps College: $64,260

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  • Total annual cost (including room and board): $64,260
  • Tuition and fees: $49,152
  • Increase from previous year: 3.2%

This women-only, private college is located outside Los Angeles. More than half get a scholarship from the school, at an average of $25,000 each.

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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