Most Affordable Colleges by Major for 2018

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 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,800 Image
2 Brescia University $10,100 Image
3 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Swarthmore College $2,000 Image
2 Stanford University $6,700 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Brown University $7,800 Image
3 Hobe Sound Bible College $9,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,700 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Brown University $7,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brescia University $10,100 Image
2 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
3 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,400 Image
2 Virginia State University (in-state) $14,000 Image
3 Wheaton College $16,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,700 Image
3 Princeton University $9,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,700 Image
2 Brown University $7,800 Image
3 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Swarthmore College $2,000 Image
3 Brown University $7,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Wiley College $14,200 Image
2 North Carolina Wesleyan College $15,500 Image
3 Talladega College $15,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United Tribes Technical College $9,200 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $12,700 Image
3 Blue Mountain College $12,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Pennsylvania $13,300 Image
2 Eastern Michigan University $16,800 Image
3 Alderson Broaddus University $17,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Swarthmore College $2,000 Image
2 Stanford University $6,700 Image
3 Brown University $7,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brescia University $10,100 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $12,700 Image
3 Grace Bible College $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Swarthmore College $2,000 Image
2 Brown University $7,800 Image
3 Universidad Teologica del Caribe $8,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Swarthmore College $2,000 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,800 Image
2 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
3 Cleary University $11,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Swarthmore College $2,000 Image
2 Stanford University $6,700 Image
3 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,700 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Brown University $7,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,800 Image
2 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $14,300 Image
2 Wheaton College $16,500 Image
3 Lee University $16,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,800 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,400 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $14,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,800 Image
2 Virginia State University (in-state) $14,000 Image
3 Wiley College $14,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,400 Image
2 Southern Nazarene University $16,100 Image
3 Benedict College $18,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
1 Cleary University $11,700 Image
3 Tennessee Wesleyan University $15,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
2 Grace Bible College $13,200 Image
3 Northwest Indian College $14,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,800 Image
2 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
3 Northwestern University $14,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire $14,000 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $14,300 Image
3 Trinity University $15,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,700 Image
3 Brown University $7,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rust College $11,400 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $12,700 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,400 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 Brescia University $10,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
2 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
2 Cleary University $11,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,800 Image
2 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
3 Cleary University $11,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $7,800 Image
2 Gods Bible School and College $9,100 Image
3 Princeton University $9,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,700 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Brown University $7,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Swarthmore College $2,000 Image
2 Brown University $7,800 Image
3 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,800 Image
2 Blue Mountain College $12,800 Image
3 Crowley's Ridge College $13,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Swarthmore College $2,000 Image
3 Stanford University $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $7,800 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,400 Image
3 Franklin and Marshall College $18,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwestern University $14,500 Image
2 Campbellsville University $18,100 Image
2 Minot State University $18,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 Swarthmore College $2,000 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,800 Image
2 Brescia University $10,100 Image
3 Rust College $11,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Swarthmore College $2,000 Image
3 Stanford University $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Swarthmore College $2,000 Image
3 Stanford University $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brescia University $10,100 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $12,700 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $14,300 Image
2 Edward Waters College $14,400 Image
3 Northwestern University $14,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,800 Image
2 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
3 Crowley's Ridge College $13,300 Image