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Goucher Isn’t Raising Tuition For the First Time Ever

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Goucher College
Goucher College

College has gotten more and more expensive gradually, and there are lots of reasons to explain the change over time. But at a lot of private schools, the rising cost can be traced to a specific date every year when an announcement comes out that tuition is increasing. This year, Goucher College is putting the brakes on that annual ritual.

Johns Hopkins Tuition Rises Above $65,000 Per Year

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Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins is one of the best universities in the country; it’s also one of the most expensive.

Maryland Is The Best State in America, Says Washington Post

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Photo by Greg Dohler via The Gazette
Photo by Greg Dohler via The Gazette

Washington DC is not part of any state, which makes them the best, most impartial judges to determine which is the best state in America. The answer? Maryland, of course– but not necessarily for the reason you might expect.

Johns Hopkins Tuition Rises to $61k Per Year — But It Could’ve Been Worse

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Johns Hopkins is consistently ranked one of the best institutes of undergraduate education in the country. Not surprisingly, it’s also one of the most expensive. Next year will be no exception: Students (or parents) paying for the 2014-2015 school year can expect to pony up $47,060 for a year of undergraduate tuition, plus $14,246 in room and board. That comes to $61,306, a 3.5 percent increase from last year.

Johns Hopkins (Still) Has One of the Highest Tuitions in the Nation

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Graph via Business Week
Graph via Business Week

For the privilege of attending Johns Hopkins in the 2013-2014 school year, incoming freshmen (or, let’s be real, their parents) will pay $45,470, an increase of 3.5 percent over the previous year. Room and board will rise to $13,832, 3.3 percent more than last year, making the grand total a whopping $59,302 (and solidifying my desire to never have children). The university is consistently one of the ten most expensive schools in the country.

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Earns Double Honors from Kiplinger

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Last month, the popular trendcasters at Kiplinger called out the Top 100 Values in Public College Education and five Maryland schools made the cut: University of Maryland, College Park, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Salisbury University, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Towson U.

Then, earlier this month, Kiplinger ranked the 10 Best Public Colleges with the Highest Graduation Rates, and one Maryland school made the grade: St. Mary’s College. So why all the press?

Hopkins One of the Top 20 Most Expensive Universities

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Courtesy of Citybizlist -Johns Hopkins University is one of the 20 most expensive colleges in America, according to Business Insider, citing figures from the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Hopkins ranked 7 overall, with $55,742 for tuition, fees, room and board in 2011-21012, a 3.8 percent increase from last year. Hopkins was the tenth most expensive university in 1990, when tuition cost $22,200, including room and board.

For the current year, Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, N.Y. was the most expensive private college, with annual tuition and room and board costs totaling $59,170, a 3.1 percent increase over last year.

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