3 Prestigious Midwestern Colleges Rank in Top 10 Most Expensive Private Universities – NBC Chicago

Three prestigious colleges around Chicago have been named among the 10 most expensive private universities in the United States, according to a recently released list.

The Niche Company ranked the best private schools in the country in order of most expensive to least expensive tuition, with the University of Chicago taking second place with tuition of $57,642.

The report states that the University of Chicago would have enrolled a total of 18,452 students in the fall of 2021.

Northwestern University, which was placed one spot above the University of Chicago in the overall ranking, came in at #6 with tuition of $56,550.

At No. 10, the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, costs students $55,046 in tuition, according to the report.

Although not in the top 10, Washington University in St. Louis also ranked among the best private colleges in the United States and was ranked 12th for charging $54,250 in fees reported schooling.

Here is the full list:

  1. Colombia University
  2. University of Chicago
  3. University of Southern California
  4. brown university
  5. Cornell University
  6. Northwestern University
  7. duke university
  8. Dartmouth College
  9. Yale University
  10. Notre Dame University
  11. Pomona College
  12. Washington University in St. Louis
  13. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  14. Stanford University
  15. California Institute of Technology
  16. princeton university
  17. University of Pennsylvania
  18. Vanderbilt University
  19. rice university
  20. Harvard University

The report used high-visibility data to form the ranking, which takes information from student-submitted surveys and school responses. Here’s a breakdown of how Niche creates leaderboards and ratings.