Special Report

Most Expensive Colleges in Every State

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1. Alabama
> Most expensive college: Samford University
> Annual net price: $29,544
> Statewide 4-yr public university tuition: $9,149
> Samford University admission rate: 91.4%
> Total state student aid spending per student: $20.27 (2nd lowest)

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2. Alaska
> Most expensive college: Alaska Pacific University
> Annual net price: $18,026
> Statewide 4-yr public university tuition: $6,880
> Alaska Pacific University admission rate: 55.1%
> Total state student aid spending per student: $670.37 (18th highest)

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3. Arizona
> Most expensive college: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott
> Annual net price: $32,681
> Statewide 4-yr public university tuition: $9,901
> Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott admission rate: 76.3%
> Total state student aid spending per student: $35.65 (3rd lowest)

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4. Arkansas
> Most expensive college: Hendrix College
> Annual net price: $22,777
> Statewide 4-yr public university tuition: $7,582
> Hendrix College admission rate: 77.1%
> Total state student aid spending per student: $771.38 (14th highest)

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5. California
> Most expensive college: California Institute of the Arts
> Annual net price: $50,472
> Statewide 4-yr public university tuition: $9,245
> California Institute of the Arts admission rate: 23.6%
> Total state student aid spending per student: $695.67 (17th highest)

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