The Chronicle of Higher Education
releases its list of the "$50,000 club"
- the colleges and universities that cost more than $50,000 a year to attend. This year it includes a public university, UC Berkeley.
Also on the list? A number of schools our bloggers attend or have attended: NYU (Terence), George Washington (Chris), USC (Tara), St. John's College (Nick and Nareg) and American (Alex).
If you need a counterbalance, here are two lists of schools that are completely or nearly free (Wall Street Journal
and Christian Science Monitor
), and take a look at some of the tips we've collected for affording expensive schools