Tuition Comparison of Top 5 Colleges (July, 2012)

Forbes announced Top 100 Colleges in US July, 2002: Princeton University, Williams College, Stanford University, University of Chicago, and Yale University.

We analyze and compare tuition rate of those schools for better understanding, and it may be helpful to who concerns to attending to those colleges.

General Comparison Table

Princeton UniversityWilliams CollegeStanford UniversityUniversity of ChicagoYale University
School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4-year or HighPrivate (not-for-profit), 4-year or HighPrivate (not-for-profit), 4-year or HighPrivate (not-for-profit), 4-year or HighPrivate (not-for-profit), 4-year or High
Degree OfferBachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
LocationPrinceton, NJWilliamstown, MAStanford, CAChicago, ILNew Haven, CT
Campus SettingSub-urban - Large (population of 250,000 or more)Town - DistantSub-urban - Large (population of 250,000 or more)City - Large (population of 250,000 or more)City - Midsize (population of 100,000 - 250,000)
Campus HousingYesYesYesYesYes
Distance LearningNoNoYesNoYes

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Tuition Comparison Table
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In-StateOut-0f-State
TuitionRequired FeesBook & SuppliesLiving CostsTuitionRequired FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Princeton University$ 37,000$ 865$ 1,200$ 14,869$ 37,000$ 865$ 1,200$ 14,869
Williams College$ 42,938$ 252$ 800$ 13,151$ 42,938$ 252$ 800$ 13,151
Stanford University$ 40,050$ 1,514$ 1,500$ 14,691$ 40,050$ 1,514$ 1,500$ 14,691
University of Chicago$ 41,853$ 930$ 1,300$ 14,870$ 41,853$ 930$ 1,300$ 14,870
Yale University$ 40,500$ 0$ 3,150$ 14,600$ 40,500$ 0$ 3,150$ 14,600

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