New York University ($59,337)
Located in Lower Manhattan, this school as one of the best international studies programs in the world; which allows students to go to different parts of the world in exchange programs – moreso than any other school in the United States. The school also has 36 Nobel Prizes, 16 Pulitzer Prizes and 10 National Medals of Science.
Sarah Lawrence College ($61,236)
Located in Yonkers, New York, this school has some of the highest academic standards in the world and one of the lowest student-to-faculty ratios. There are several opportunities to learn one-on-one with professors and there is a major focus on independent study when it comes to fields like writing, performance arts and humanities.