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 $9,600 Image
2 Brescia University $10,100 Image
3 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $14,300 Image
2 Cornell University $18,400 Image
3 Oklahoma Panhandle State University $18,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Swarthmore College $2,000 Image
2 Stanford University $6,700 Image
3 Brown University $6,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $6,800 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Hobe Sound Bible College $9,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,700 Image
2 Brown University $6,800 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 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 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,700 Image
3 Princeton University $9,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,700 Image
2 Brown University $6,800 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 $6,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Wiley College $14,300 Image
2 North Carolina Wesleyan College $15,500 Image
2 Talladega College $15,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United Tribes Technical College $9,100 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $12,600 Image
3 Blue Mountain College $12,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Pennsylvania $12,700 Image
2 Alderson Broaddus University $17,300 Image
3 Lakeland University $19,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Swarthmore College $2,000 Image
2 Stanford University $6,700 Image
3 Brown University $6,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brescia University $10,100 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $12,600 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Swarthmore College $2,000 Image
2 Brown University $6,800 Image
3 Universidad Teologica del Caribe $7,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Swarthmore College $2,000 Image
3 Brown University $6,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,600 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 Brown University $6,800 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,600 Image
2 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $14,300 Image
2 Central Baptist College $17,500 Image
3 Caldwell University $17,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,600 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,000 Image
3 Tougaloo College $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,000 Image
2 Southern Nazarene University $15,500 Image
3 Cornell University $18,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
1 Cleary University $11,700 Image
3 Tennessee Wesleyan University $15,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
2 Grace Bible College $13,100 Image
3 Northwest Indian College $14,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,600 Image
2 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
3 Northwestern University $13,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $14,300 Image
2 Olivet Nazarene University $15,300 Image
3 Trinity University $16,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,700 Image
3 Brown University $6,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rust College $11,400 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $12,600 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Blue Mountain College $12,700 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 $9,600 Image
2 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
3 Cleary University $11,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $6,800 Image
2 Virginia State University (in-state) $13,800 Image
3 Tougaloo College $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,600 Image
2 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
3 Blue Mountain College $12,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $6,800 Image
2 Gods Bible School and College $8,900 Image
3 Princeton University $9,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,700 Image
2 Brown University $6,800 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Swarthmore College $2,000 Image
2 Brown University $6,800 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 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,600 Image
2 Blue Mountain College $12,700 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,000 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 Northwestern University $13,800 Image
2 Campbellsville University $17,900 Image
3 Minot State University $18,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 Swarthmore College $2,000 Image
3 Brown University $6,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,600 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 $12,600 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwestern University $13,800 Image
2 Edward Waters College $14,200 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $14,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,600 Image
2 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
3 Crowley's Ridge College $13,300 Image