The Education Department has released their lists of the most expensive colleges and highest tuition increases across nine categories (public four-year colleges, private four-year colleges, public two-year colleges, etc.). Within each of the categories, as highlighted in Inside Higher Ed today, are details on the most expensive and least expensive colleges, measured by the sticker price of tuition and fees; the highest and lowest net price (what students actually pay); and the percentage increases in sticker price and net price. Who tops the list for expense and tuition increases? For a private four year institution,  Sarah Lawrence College is number one at $41,968 while Pennsylvania State University is the most costly public school for in-state residents at $14, 416.  And, the California State system has registered some of the highest tuition increases (47% from 2009-10).  Take a look at additional information by going to

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