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Middle Class Affordability Rankings™ by Major for 2021

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 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,500 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Princeton University $6,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,500 Image
2 California Lutheran University $5,700 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Yale University $7,000 Image
3 Stanford University $7,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,500 Image
2 Sitting Bull College $6,700 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Naval Academy $0 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Princeton University $6,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,500 Image
2 Sitting Bull College $6,700 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,500 Image
2 Sitting Bull College $6,700 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Sitting Bull College $6,700 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,500 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,800 Image
3 Stanford University $7,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Midland College $8,000 Image
2 Midland College $8,600 Image
3 Fayetteville State University $9,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dickinson State University $9,900 Image
2 Oakland University $11,400 Image
3 Texas Woman's University $12,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $11,300 Image
2 Grace Christian University $12,600 Image
2 Valley City State University $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,500 Image
2 California Lutheran University $5,700 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,700 Image
2 Princeton University $6,000 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,500 Image
2 California Lutheran University $5,700 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,500 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Princeton University $6,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Pomona College $11,700 Image
2 Wellesley College $12,800 Image
3 Washington University in St Louis $13,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,800 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $7,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,500 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,800 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $7,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,700 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,800 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $7,700 Image
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