Education is one of the most fundamental rights every person has. However, there are colleges and schools, which literally mock this by having a high amount of fees which only a few can afford. Can Most Expensive Degree In The World 2019 get you a job after graduation
Here are the Most Expensive Degree In The World 2019
5.St. John’s College, Master of Liberal Arts: $308,392
St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland is widely popular for being the home of the United States Naval Academy, mainly because of its location near the Chesapeake Bay. It is also known for its Master of Liberal Arts degree, which costs $308,392.
Built in 1696, St. John’s College is relatively small, as evidenced by its 1 to 7 professor-student ratio. Among its notable graduates is U.S. Representative John Leeds Kerr, and Joshua J. Cohen, Mayor of Annapolis, Maryland. St. John’s College also has a campus in Santa Fe.
4.Trinity College, Public Policy and Law: $308,490
Trinity College is the second oldest post-secondary academic institution in the said state. Once an all-male school, it started to accept female students back in 1969. Among its expensive programs is Public Policy and Law, which costs $308,490.
The school also boasts a small professor to students ratio of 1-10. Popular alums of the school include Eddie Perez, former Mayor of Hartford, CT. and Christine S. Vertefeuille, Connecticut Supreme Court justice.
3.Columbia University, MBA: $317,030
Parading as the oldest university in the State of New York, Columbia University’s roots trace back to 1774. One of the most expensive universities in the world, it is not surprising that its graduate programs are considered priciest among the country.
A master’s degree in business administration carries a price tag of $317,030. Expensive? Yes. But considering the fact that Teddy and Franklin Roosevelt and Barack Obama attended this school, obtaining an MBA from Columbia does not seem like a bad deal at all. That is if money is not an issue.
2.Vanderbilt University, Law: $375,620
Vanderbilt University is the only institution in this list not located in the East Coast region. That said, it’s college programs are listed among the most expensive in the United States. A degree in Law from Vanderbilt costs $375,620. Named in honour of shipping and rail magnate “Commodore” Cornelius Vanderbilt,
the university has produced a string of famous alums of its law program. The list consists of former U.S. Senator and actor Fred Thompson, Constitutional law scholar Marci Hamilton, and Cornelia Clark, the judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court.
1.Sarah Lawrence College, History and Law: $402,962
The Women’s History and Law program is a joint program with Pace University and students graduate with both an MA and a JD. Students take 27 credits of Women’s History curriculum at Sarah Lawrence, which they pay on a per credit basis of about $1200/credit (US dollars), as well as complete Pace’s JD curriculum, which is 3 years and currently $49,458/year (American dollars).
Sarah Lawrence’s undergraduate and graduate tuition breakdowns as well as the cost for Pace’s law school here. There is no program at Sarah Lawrence that would cost $402,962 American or Canadian dollars to complete.
It also boasts having a high percentage of students benefitting from financial assistance and student aid at 65%. Among its notable graduates are Amanda Burden, director of the New York City Department of City Planning, and Rahm Emanuel, mayor of Chicago and former White House Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama.