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 Alabama A - M University $0 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $14,500 Image
3 Cornell University $18,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,600 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Brown University $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Alabama A - M University $0 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Brown University $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Brown University $7,200 Image
3 Yale University $9,900 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 $11,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana College $12,600 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,600 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $14,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,600 Image
3 Princeton University $9,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,600 Image
2 Brown University $7,200 Image
3 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Alabama A - M University $0 Image
2 Wiley College $14,200 Image
3 North Carolina Wesleyan College $14,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United Tribes Technical College $9,300 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $12,400 Image
3 Louisiana College $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Pennsylvania $13,100 Image
2 Southern Wesleyan University $19,300 Image
3 Carlow University $19,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,600 Image
2 Brown University $7,200 Image
3 Yale University $9,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Alabama A - M University $0 Image
2 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
3 Le Moyne-Owen College $12,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $7,200 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,600 Image
3 Virginia State University (in-state) $15,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Alabama A - M University $0 Image
2 Brown University $7,200 Image
3 Universidad Teologica del Caribe $8,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Brown University $7,200 Image
3 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Brown University $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,600 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
3 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,600 Image
2 Brown University $7,200 Image
3 Princeton University $9,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
2 Louisiana College $12,600 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $14,500 Image
2 Wheaton College $15,900 Image
3 Lee University $16,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
2 Louisiana College $12,600 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 New England Culinary Institute $0 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
3 Wiley College $14,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,600 Image
2 Benedict College $18,600 Image
3 Cornell University $18,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
2 Grace Bible College $14,600 Image
2 Tennessee Wesleyan College $14,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
2 Blackburn College $15,500 Image
3 Northwestern University $16,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $14,500 Image
3 Southwest Baptist University $16,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,600 Image
3 Brown University $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
3 Colby College $12,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rust College $11,400 Image
1 Washington and Lee University $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 Louisiana College $12,600 Image
3 Blue Mountain College $12,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Hobe Sound Bible College $9,700 Image
3 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $7,200 Image
2 Louisiana College $12,600 Image
3 Tougaloo College $14,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
1 Yale University $9,900 Image
3 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $7,200 Image
2 Princeton University $9,500 Image
3 Yale University $9,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Alabama A - M University $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,600 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,600 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Brown University $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $7,200 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,600 Image
3 Franklin and Marshall College $16,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Alabama A - M University $0 Image
2 Northwestern University $16,100 Image
3 Minot State University $17,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Brown University $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Alabama A - M University $0 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $9,900 Image
3 Rust College $11,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Yale University $9,900 Image
3 University of Notre Dame $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $14,500 Image
2 Edward Waters College $14,900 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $15,900 Image
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