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New England Colleges That Cost More Than $60 Just To Apply To

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If you’ve dreamed of spending your college days among the charm of New England, and want to apply to a few colleges in the Northeast, you’ll want to take note of some of the hefty college application fees.

 

So why is there a fee to just apply to college? An application fee is the cost that a school charges to review your application and decide if you should if you should be admitted to the school. The fee covers some of the manual labor involved. Some schools also charge a fee to ensure the students actually want to attend, if admitted.


Since eight out of 10 students apply to three or more colleges, it’s important to be aware application fees and your budget.

 

The average cost of a college application is currently about $43, so these New England schools are on the high end, and you might want to select just a few, or you’ll be spending upwards of $500 before even stepping on campus.

 

Name

State

 

Cost

Amherst College

MA

 

$60

Emmanuel College

MA

 

$60

Mount Holyoke College

MA

 

$60

Wheaton College

MA

 

$60

Colgate University

NY

 

$60

Sarah Lawrence College

NY

 

$60

Wagner College

NY

 

$60

Gettysburg College

PA

 

$60

Swarthmore College

PA

 

$60

Trinity College

CT

 

$65

Williams College

MA

 

$65

Bowdoin College

ME

 

$65

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus

NH

 

$65

Ramapo College of New Jersey

NJ

 

$65

Skidmore College

NY

 

$65

Haverford College

PA

 

$65

Lafayette College

PA

 

$65

University of Rhode Island

RI

 

$65

Middlebury College

VT

 

$65

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

NY

 

$70

Northeastern University

MA

 

$75

Tufts University

MA

 

$75

Kean University

NJ

 

$75

The College of New Jersey

NJ

 

$75

Barnard College

NY

 

$75

Syracuse University

NY

 

$75

Brown University

RI

 

$75

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