Special Report

Most Expensive Colleges That Pay Off the Least

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30. Bay State College
> Location: Boston, MA
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $32,100
> Average annual cost of attendance: $32,388
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 100.9%

Source: Courtesy of Pratt Institute via Facebook

29. Pratt Institute-Main
> Location: Brooklyn, NY
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $43,400
> Average annual cost of attendance: $43,969
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 101.3%

Source: Courtesy of FIDM

28. FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-San Francisco
> Location: San Francisco, CA
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $37,200
> Average annual cost of attendance: $37,943
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 102.0%

Source: Courtesy of Moore College of Art and Design via Facebook

27. Moore College of Art and Design
> Location: Philadelphia, PA
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $33,300
> Average annual cost of attendance: $34,369
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 103.2%

Source: Courtesy of Platt College-San Diego via Facebook

26. Platt College-San Diego
> Location: San Diego, CA
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $37,000
> Average annual cost of attendance: $38,270
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 103.4%

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