We have some truly beautiful college campuses right here in Central New York. We also have some pretty pricy schools as well. Colgate University in Hamilton, NY was one of seven private New York colleges named to the list of The Top 25 Most Expensive in the Country.

Here are the list of the most expensive New York private colleges. This list reflects where they rank compared to the other 18 schools in different states. The list is according to the website 'Start Class.'

#25 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institue (RPI) in Troy, NY - $47,908/year
#22 Colgate University in Hamilton, NY - $48,175/year
#21 Bard College in Annandale-On-Hudson, NY - $48,240/year
#16 Union College in Schenectady, NY - $48,384/year
#4 Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY - $49,570/year
#2 Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY - $50,780/year
#1 Columbia University in The City of New York - $51,008/year

So if you're looking to stay in the state of New York for college and are on a tight budget then these are a few of the schools you should stay clear of. If you're super smart however, you may be able to get some academic scholarships. Colleges everywhere are expensive and it's definitely an important, but heavy investment.

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