Most Affordable Colleges by Major for 2020

Middle Class Affordability Rankings™ by Major
College Raptor ranks the most affordable colleges by college major, based on the estimated net price at each institution that offers that major for a “typical” middle class family from a selected state.

The net price of a college is the actual cost of the school paid by the student and family, after factoring in merit and grant aid from the college federal programs and work study.
"Typical" Middle Class Family
Used in the net price estimates shown below
Number in Family
4
Number In College
1
Total Income
$80,000
Total Assets
$50,000

× Reminder: All net prices shown by College Raptor are our estimates. Please contact the college financial aid office for actual net cost figures.
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Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $5,400 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
3 Princeton University $6,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,500 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
3 St Olaf College $6,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $5,400 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Yale University $7,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $5,400 Image
3 Princeton University $6,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
2 Yale University $7,600 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $12,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $5,400 Image
2 California Lutheran University $5,500 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Yale University $7,600 Image
3 Swarthmore College $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
2 University of St Thomas $14,600 Image
3 University of California-Irvine $15,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $5,400 Image
2 California Lutheran University $5,500 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
2 Vanderbilt University $8,800 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $10,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
2 St Olaf College $6,900 Image
3 Haskell Indian Nations University $7,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
3 St Olaf College $6,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $5,400 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
3 Swarthmore College $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $5,400 Image
2 California Lutheran University $5,500 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $10,300 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $12,000 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $12,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $10,300 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $11,000 Image
3 Quincy University $16,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Richmond $8,600 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $11,000 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $8,800 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,300 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 New Mexico State University-Main Campus $10,500 Image
2 Northwestern University $15,400 Image
3 Lehigh University $18,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,500 Image
2 University of Richmond $8,600 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 New Mexico State University-Main Campus $10,500 Image
2 Minot State University $13,400 Image
3 Georgetown University $13,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,500 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
3 St Olaf College $6,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $12,500 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
2 Western Carolina University $12,400 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,500 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
3 Princeton University $6,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
2 St Olaf College $6,900 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $8,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Princeton University $6,900 Image
2 Swarthmore College $8,100 Image
3 Amherst College $8,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $10,300 Image
2 Blue Mountain College $11,800 Image
3 Elizabeth City State University $12,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Pomona College $10,300 Image
2 Wellesley College $12,700 Image
3 Pitzer College $13,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
2 St Olaf College $6,900 Image
3 Oklahoma Panhandle State University $10,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 University of Chicago $7,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
2 St Olaf College $6,900 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $10,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,500 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,400 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $8,800 Image
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