Special Report

Most Expensive Colleges That Pay Off the Least

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35. Clark Atlanta University
> Location: Atlanta, GA
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $35,500
> Average annual cost of attendance: $33,496
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 94.4%

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34. University of Rio Grande
> Location: Rio Grande, OH
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $33,900
> Average annual cost of attendance: $32,597
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 96.2%

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33. The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College
> Location: Philadelphia, PA
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $33,000
> Average annual cost of attendance: $32,364
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 98.1%

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32. High Point University
> Location: High Point, NC
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $39,000
> Average annual cost of attendance: $38,741
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 99.3%

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31. The Juilliard School
> Location: New York, NY
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $32,800
> Average annual cost of attendance: $32,829
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 100.1%

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