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
$40,000

× 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 Barnard College $6,300 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,100 Image
3 Northeastern University $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Barnard College $6,300 Image
3 Northeastern University $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,300 Image
2 Wiley College $14,200 Image
3 Wilberforce University $14,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Alderson Broaddus University $18,200 Image
2 Paine College $18,700 Image
3 Concordia University-Chicago $19,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Barnard College $6,300 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Stanford University $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Barnard College $6,300 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,100 Image
2 Stanford University $7,200 Image
3 Princeton University $7,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Tennessee Wesleyan University $8,300 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $10,300 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northeastern University $8,100 Image
2 Tennessee Wesleyan University $8,300 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $9,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northeastern University $8,100 Image
2 Georgetown University $11,600 Image
3 Central Michigan University $15,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $7,200 Image
3 Northeastern University $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,100 Image
3 Northeastern University $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,100 Image
2 Macalester College $9,400 Image
3 Claremont McKenna College $12,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Barnard College $6,300 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,100 Image
3 Princeton University $7,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $12,700 Image
2 Pomona College $13,400 Image
3 Wellesley College $17,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northeastern University $8,100 Image
2 Georgetown University $11,600 Image
3 Brown University $12,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Barnard College $6,300 Image
3 Northeastern University $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Tennessee Wesleyan University $8,300 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $11,400 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,900 Image