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Western Colleges That Cost More Than $60 To Apply To

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If you have dreams of a West Coast college experience, and want to apply to a several colleges in the region, you’ll want to take note of some of the high college application fees of a few western schools.

 

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 Western 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 being granted admittance.

 

Colleges in the West With Expensive Application Fees


Name

State

 

Cost

Scripps College

CA

 

$60

University of Nevada-Las Vegas

NV

 

$60

Chapman University

CA

 

$70

Claremont McKenna College

CA

 

$70

Harvey Mudd College

CA

 

$70

Pitzer College

CA

 

$70

Pomona College

CA

 

$70

University of California-Los Angeles

CA

 

$70

University of California-Santa Barbara

CA

 

$70

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