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
$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 Barnard College $6,900 Image
1 Stanford University $6,900 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,100 Image
3 University of Chicago $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Barnard College $6,900 Image
3 Macalester College $9,600 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 United Tribes Technical College $8,500 Image
2 Tennessee Wesleyan University $8,700 Image
3 Columbia College $13,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of St Thomas $10,300 Image
2 University of Pennsylvania $14,600 Image
3 University of California-Irvine $15,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Barnard College $6,900 Image
1 Stanford University $6,900 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of St Thomas $10,300 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,300 Image
3 University of Richmond $14,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Barnard College $6,900 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,900 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,100 Image
3 Macalester College $9,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $9,100 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $10,900 Image
3 Marygrove College $14,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $9,100 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $11,600 Image
3 Wiley College $14,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Tennessee Wesleyan University $8,700 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $10,900 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Tennessee Wesleyan University $8,700 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $9,100 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Georgetown University $12,200 Image
2 Old Dominion University (in-state) $15,600 Image
3 Lindenwood University $16,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,900 Image
3 University of Chicago $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,100 Image
3 University of Chicago $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,100 Image
2 Macalester College $9,600 Image
3 Claremont McKenna College $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Barnard College $6,900 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,100 Image
3 Macalester College $9,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Georgetown University $12,200 Image
2 Columbia College $13,000 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Tennessee Wesleyan University $8,700 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $9,100 Image
3 University of St Thomas $10,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 University of Chicago $8,100 Image
3 Washington University in St Louis $10,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $9,100 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $11,600 Image
3 Columbia College $13,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Barnard College $6,900 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $9,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Tennessee Wesleyan University $8,700 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $11,600 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,900 Image
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