Most Affordable Colleges by Major for 2017

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 College of the Ozarks $14,300 Image
2 Old Dominion University (in-state) $15,600 Image
3 Cornell University $18,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,500 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Brown University $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Brown University $7,100 Image
3 Hobe Sound Bible College $9,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Yale University $14,300 Image
2 Old Dominion University (in-state) $15,600 Image
3 Dickinson College $17,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Brown University $7,100 Image
3 University of Pennsylvania $13,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
2 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
3 Brescia University $11,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,500 Image
3 Princeton University $9,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,500 Image
2 Brown University $7,100 Image
3 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Brown University $7,100 Image
3 Swarthmore College $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Wiley College $14,200 Image
2 North Carolina Wesleyan College $15,500 Image
3 Old Dominion University (in-state) $15,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United Tribes Technical College $9,300 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $12,600 Image
3 Lane College $14,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Pennsylvania $13,600 Image
2 Carlow University $14,700 Image
3 Old Dominion University (in-state) $15,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,500 Image
2 Brown University $7,100 Image
3 Swarthmore College $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $12,600 Image
3 Grace Bible College $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $7,100 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,300 Image
3 Olivet Nazarene University $15,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $7,100 Image
2 Swarthmore College $7,200 Image
3 Universidad Teologica del Caribe $8,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Brown University $7,100 Image
3 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Brown University $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,500 Image
2 Swarthmore College $7,200 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,500 Image
2 Brown University $7,100 Image
3 Princeton University $9,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,300 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $14,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $14,300 Image
2 Old Dominion University (in-state) $15,600 Image
3 Wheaton College $15,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,300 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $14,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 New England Culinary Institute $0 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
3 Wiley College $14,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,300 Image
2 Old Dominion University (in-state) $15,600 Image
3 Cornell University $18,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
2 Grace Bible College $13,200 Image
3 Tennessee Wesleyan College $15,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
2 Blackburn College $14,800 Image
3 Olivet Nazarene University $15,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $14,300 Image
3 Olivet Nazarene University $15,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,500 Image
3 Brown University $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
3 Colby College $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rust College $11,400 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $12,600 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Blue Mountain College $12,800 Image
3 Alice Lloyd College $13,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Hobe Sound Bible College $9,700 Image
3 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $7,100 Image
2 Wiley College $14,200 Image
3 Tougaloo College $14,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $7,100 Image
2 Princeton University $9,700 Image
3 Brescia University $11,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,500 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Brown University $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,500 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Brown University $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,500 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $7,100 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,300 Image
3 Old Dominion University (in-state) $15,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Old Dominion University (in-state) $15,600 Image
2 Northwestern University $15,700 Image
3 Johns Hopkins University $16,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Brown University $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
2 Rust College $11,400 Image
3 Brescia University $11,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,500 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Swarthmore College $7,200 Image
3 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $14,300 Image
2 Edward Waters College $14,400 Image
3 Olivet Nazarene University $15,300 Image
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