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 $14,500 Image
2 Old Dominion University (in-state) $17,200 Image
3 Cornell University $18,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 Brown University $7,000 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $7,000 Image
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Colby College $9,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $7,000 Image
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Yale University $9,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
1 University of Notre Dame $9,900 Image
3 Brescia University $11,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,300 Image
3 Princeton University $8,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Charleston Southern University $5,600 Image
2 Stanford University $6,300 Image
3 Brown University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Charleston Southern University $5,600 Image
2 The University of Tennessee-Martin $10,000 Image
3 Wiley College $14,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Pennsylvania $13,000 Image
2 Lakeland College $15,700 Image
3 Old Dominion University (in-state) $17,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 Brown University $7,000 Image
3 Washington and Lee University $8,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Charleston Southern University $5,600 Image
2 Spring Hill College $10,100 Image
3 Bellevue University $11,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Charleston Southern University $5,600 Image
2 Brown University $7,000 Image
3 Universidad Teologica del Caribe $8,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Charleston Southern University $5,600 Image
2 Brescia University $8,800 Image
3 Gods Bible School and College $9,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Brown University $7,000 Image
3 Colby College $9,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Brown University $7,000 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 Washington and Lee University $8,300 Image
3 Colby College $9,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 Brown University $7,000 Image
3 Princeton University $8,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Charleston Southern University $5,600 Image
2 Spring Hill College $10,100 Image
3 Bellevue University $11,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $14,500 Image
2 Wheaton College $15,700 Image
3 Old Dominion University (in-state) $17,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Charleston Southern University $5,600 Image
2 Cleary University $11,700 Image
3 University of Pennsylvania $13,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,600 Image
2 Old Dominion University (in-state) $17,200 Image
3 Cornell University $18,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $11,600 Image
2 Tennessee Wesleyan College $14,500 Image
3 Grace Bible College $14,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $14,500 Image
3 Lakeland College $15,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,300 Image
3 Brown University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 Colby College $9,000 Image
3 University of Notre Dame $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Washington and Lee University $8,300 Image
2 Rust College $11,400 Image
3 Le Moyne-Owen College $12,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Blue Mountain College $12,800 Image
2 Colorado Mesa University $12,800 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 $9,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $7,000 Image
2 Virginia State University (in-state) $9,900 Image
3 Colorado Mesa University $12,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $7,000 Image
2 Princeton University $8,200 Image
3 Brescia University $8,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Charleston Southern University $5,600 Image
2 Stanford University $6,300 Image
3 Brown University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 Brown University $7,000 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $7,000 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,600 Image
3 Franklin and Marshall College $16,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwestern University $15,700 Image
2 Old Dominion University (in-state) $17,200 Image
3 Johns Hopkins University $17,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Vanderbilt University $12,300 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $14,500 Image
3 Edward Waters College $14,800 Image
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