Sure, we’ve discussed the skyrocketing cost of college tuition on a daily basis and considering every other add-on you’ll have to endure when it comes to paying for college – room and board, books and supplies – having to pay an outrageous application fee is downright cruel.
According to a U.S. News report, the average application fee to apply to colleges is $38.44 and $46.78 at universities, which is a steal compared to the fees charged by the institutions listed below. Of the 1,474 undergraduate programs that supplied application fee data, only 39 claimed to have no fee. And for those schools that did have fees, many waived them for students with financial need or for those who applied online, U.S. News also reported. Check out the list below and share your thoughts. Let us know if these hefty fees will ultimately decide where you’ll apply.
|National University||Application Fee|
|George Mason University||$75|
|Massachusetts Institute of Technology||$75|
|University of Delaware||$75|
|University of Pennsylvania||$75|
|Carnegie Mellon University||$70|
|Johns Hopkins University||$70|
|North Carolina State University-Raleigh||$70|
|Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute||$70|
|University of Connecticut||$70|