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 $14,600 Image
2 Old Dominion University (in-state) $17,100 Image
3 Cornell University $18,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 Brown University $6,900 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $6,900 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Colby College $8,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $6,900 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Yale University $8,900 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 $11,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,300 Image
3 Princeton University $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 Brown University $6,900 Image
3 Virginia State University (in-state) $9,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Brown University $6,900 Image
3 Yale University $8,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Wiley College $14,200 Image
2 North Carolina Wesleyan College $14,800 Image
3 Texas College $14,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Pennsylvania $12,900 Image
2 Lakeland College $15,600 Image
3 Old Dominion University (in-state) $17,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 Brown University $6,900 Image
3 Washington and Lee University $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Spring Hill College $10,100 Image
2 Bellevue University $11,600 Image
3 Le Moyne-Owen College $12,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $6,900 Image
2 Universidad Teologica del Caribe $8,200 Image
3 Colby College $8,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Brown University $6,900 Image
3 Colby College $8,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Brown University $6,900 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 Washington and Lee University $8,100 Image
3 Colby College $8,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 Brown University $6,900 Image
3 Princeton University $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Spring Hill College $10,100 Image
2 Bellevue University $11,600 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $14,600 Image
2 Old Dominion University (in-state) $17,100 Image
3 Caldwell University $17,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,500 Image
3 Tougaloo College $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,500 Image
2 Old Dominion University (in-state) $17,100 Image
3 Cornell University $18,100 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 $14,600 Image
3 Lakeland College $15,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,300 Image
3 Brown University $6,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 Colby College $8,900 Image
3 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Washington and Lee University $8,100 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
3 Alice Lloyd College $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Hobe Sound Bible College $9,700 Image
2 Virginia State University (in-state) $9,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $6,900 Image
2 Virginia State University (in-state) $9,700 Image
3 Tougaloo College $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $6,900 Image
2 Princeton University $8,100 Image
3 Colby College $8,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 Brown University $6,900 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 Brown University $6,900 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 Brown University $6,900 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,300 Image
3 Brown University $6,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $6,900 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,500 Image
3 Franklin and Marshall College $16,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwestern University $15,600 Image
2 Old Dominion University (in-state) $17,100 Image
3 Minot State University $17,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 Brown University $6,900 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,300 Image
3 Brown University $6,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Washington and Lee University $8,100 Image
3 Colby College $8,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $14,600 Image
2 Edward Waters College $14,800 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $15,400 Image
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