Five Most Expensive Colleges in the U.S.

#2 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

With an annual cost of $60,779, is Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of Troy, New York. Rensselaer, which claims the title as the country’s oldest technological research school, includes digital camera inventor Steven J. Sasson and lunar astronaut John L. Swigert Jr. among its alumni. Financial aid scholarships in the $24,000 range help stretch student wallets.