Almanac of Higher Education 2014

August 18, 2014

Finance

Don Hamerman

Students take a class outside at Sarah Lawrence College, the nation’s most expensive private four-year institution. In 2013-14, its sticker price was $63,200.

State spending rose for the first time in four years, tuition increased only modestly, and endowment returns and donations came in at generous levels. The growth in sticker prices at private colleges occurred amid a period of steep discounting of tuition at those institutions around the country.

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