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Least affordable U.S. colleges 2012, showing attendance cost

This statistic shows a ranking of the least affordable colleges in the United States as of 2012. To calculate the ranking the Daily Beast considered average student debt, total cost for tuition and general living expenses, average amount of financial aid received by students and average income earned by graduates in their future careers. In this graphic the in-state attending cost is depicted. At Sacred Heart University, the university ranked as the least affordable, total attendance cost is on average 50,500 U.S. dollars.

Least affordable colleges in the United States 2012, showing attendance cost

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Release date

August 2012


United States

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Supplementary notes

All attendance costs were calculated from the in-state tuition fee rate unless otherwise stated.

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