2. New York University
Total Cost: $59,837
Room & Board: $16,133
NYU, a research university based in Greenwich Village, is one of the largest private universities in the United States, not counting its satellite campuses all over the world, including Washington, D.C., Shanghai and Abu Dhabi.
Aside from charges for tuition and room and board, NYU’s total cost includes almost $900 in nonreturnable registration fees. Its total cost is just $163 shy of $60,000.