When you add up tuition, room, board, and fees, each one of the schools on this list tops out at over $50,000 per year. Yowza. But that doesn't mean you'll end up paying the sticker price if you enroll; these schools also tend to have exceptional need- and merit-based financial aid policies.

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Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education. "The $50K Club: 58 Private Colleges Pass a Pricing Milestone." Reported by Scott Carlson, Kathryn Masterson, and Jeffrey Brainard, and written by Mr. Carlson. Nov. 9, 2009. Data provided by the College Board.

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