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Most Expensive Colleges That Pay Off the Least

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20. Savannah College of Art and Design
> Location: Savannah, GA
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $36,400
> Average annual cost of attendance: $40,694
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 111.8%

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19. SAE Institute of Technology-Nashville
> Location: Nashville, TN
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $33,600
> Average annual cost of attendance: $37,605
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 111.9%

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18. FIDM-Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising-Los Angeles
> Location: Los Angeles, CA
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $37,200
> Average annual cost of attendance: $41,645
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 111.9%

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17. Carlos Albizu University-Miami
> Location: Miami, FL
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $30,200
> Average annual cost of attendance: $33,833
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 112.0%

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16. The University of the Arts
> Location: Philadelphia, PA
> Median earnings 10 yrs. after entry: $32,600
> Average annual cost of attendance: $36,721
> Attendance cost as a share of median earnings: 112.6%

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