Most Affordable Colleges by Major for 2019

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 California State University-Los Angeles $0 Image
2 Barnard College $7,000 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,200 Image
2 Georgetown University $12,400 Image
3 Brescia University $13,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Barnard College $7,000 Image
3 Macalester College $9,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,400 Image
2 Wiley College $14,100 Image
3 Wilberforce University $14,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California State University-Los Angeles $0 Image
2 Barnard College $7,000 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Barnard College $7,000 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $9,200 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $11,700 Image
3 Wiley College $14,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Tennessee Wesleyan University $8,900 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $11,100 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Tennessee Wesleyan University $8,900 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $9,200 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Georgetown University $12,400 Image
2 Lindenwood University $16,800 Image
3 Cottey College $17,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $7,100 Image
3 University of Chicago $8,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,200 Image
2 Macalester College $9,700 Image
3 Claremont McKenna College $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Barnard College $7,000 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,200 Image
3 Princeton University $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California State University-Los Angeles $0 Image
2 Georgetown University $12,400 Image
3 Columbia College $13,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 University of Chicago $8,300 Image
3 Washington University in St Louis $11,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Tennessee Wesleyan University $8,900 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $11,700 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,900 Image
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