Special Report

Most Expensive Colleges That Pay Off the Least

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25. American Academy of Art
> Location: Chicago, IL
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $31,100
> Average annual cost of attendance: $32,210
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 103.6%

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24. School of Visual Arts
> Location: New York, NY
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $41,800
> Average annual cost of attendance: $43,387
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 103.8%

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23. Maryland Institute College of Art
> Location: Baltimore, MD
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $37,300
> Average annual cost of attendance: $38,763
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 103.9%

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22. Bard College at Simon’s Rock
> Location: Great Barrington, MA
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $32,500
> Average annual cost of attendance: $35,064
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 107.9%

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21. Laguna College of Art and Design
> Location: Laguna Beach, CA
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $32,900
> Average annual cost of attendance: $36,095
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 109.7%

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