Special Report

Most Expensive Colleges That Pay Off the Least

Source: Courtesy of Otis College of Art and Design

40. Otis College of Art and Design
> Location: Los Angeles, CA
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $44,900
> Average annual cost of attendance: $41,501
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 92.4%

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39. Tuskegee University
> Location: Tuskegee, AL
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $35,500
> Average annual cost of attendance: $32,907
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 92.7%

Source: Courtesy of Cleveland Institute of Art

38. Cleveland Institute of Art
> Location: Cleveland, OH
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $36,600
> Average annual cost of attendance: $34,119
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 93.2%

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37. The College of New Rochelle
> Location: New Rochelle, NY
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $33,900
> Average annual cost of attendance: $31,631
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 93.3%

Source: Courtesy of Emerson College

36. Emerson College
> Location: Boston, MA
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $46,600
> Average annual cost of attendance: $43,965
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 94.3%

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