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Middle Class Affordability Rankings™ by Major for 2020

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 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Princeton University $5,400 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 California Lutheran University $6,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Grace Christian University $13,100 Image
3 Henderson State University $13,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Yale University $6,700 Image
3 Swarthmore College $10,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Franklin University $12,300 Image
2 Philander Smith College $13,900 Image
3 Benedict College $14,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,600 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,500 Image
3 Cottey College $14,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,600 Image
3 Yale University $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Naval Academy $0 Image
2 Princeton University $5,400 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Yale University $6,700 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Midland College $9,700 Image
2 Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences $12,200 Image
3 Franklin University $12,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Franklin University $12,300 Image
2 Dickinson State University $14,300 Image
3 Cleary University $15,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $11,400 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $13,000 Image
3 Grace Christian University $13,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Cottey College $14,000 Image
2 Dickinson State University $14,300 Image
3 University of the Ozarks $14,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 California Lutheran University $6,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Lane College $12,800 Image
3 Pomona College $13,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Princeton University $5,400 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,500 Image
3 University of Chicago $11,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,500 Image
3 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $7,500 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $10,400 Image
3 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,500 Image
3 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Elizabeth City State University $10,400 Image
2 Franklin University $12,300 Image
3 Southwestern Christian University $13,400 Image
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