Across the country, colleges and universities keep raising tuition and fees.
Today there are more than 100 colleges and universities that charge a sticker price of more than $50,000, according to data reported to U.S. News by 737 ranked private schools in an annual survey.
Among the 10 most expensive private schools, the average tuition and fees is almost $56,900. By comparison, the average among all ranked private schools is significantly less, at around $35,800.
At the other end of the spectrum, the 10 least expensive private colleges in 2018-2019 charge slightly more than $11,000 on average for tuition and fees. But average prices did go up by more than 4 percent among the least pricey schools compared with last year.
Four of the 10 colleges and universities among the Least Expensive Schools were HBCUs
School name (state) 2018-2019 tuition and fees U.S. News rank and category
Brigham Young University $5,620 66 (tie), National
Amridge University (AL) $9,900 107-141, Regional Universities (South)
Tougaloo College (MS) $10,600 173-229, National Liberal Arts Colleges
Wilmington University (DE) $11,210 230-301, National Universities
Jarvis Christian College (TX) $11,720 28-36, Regional Colleges (West)
Stillman College (AL) $11,992 173-229, National Liberal Arts Colleges
Alice Lloyd College (KY) $12,150 16 (tie), Regional Colleges (South)
Talladega College (AL) $12,340 42, Regional Colleges (South)
Blue Mountain College (MS) $12,584 8 (tie), Regional Colleges (South)
William Carey University (MS) $12,600 39 (tie), Regional Universities (South)