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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 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,300 Image
3 Paul Quinn College $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 University of California-Davis $9,400 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $10,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Princeton University $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,300 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Paul Quinn College $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 Stanford University $6,300 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Minot State University $13,100 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,300 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,300 Image
2 Stanford University $6,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Wilberforce University $13,400 Image
2 Wiley College $14,100 Image
3 Northern Arizona University (in-state) $15,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,300 Image
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
3 University of California-Davis $9,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,100 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $11,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 Sitting Bull College $7,700 Image
3 Haskell Indian Nations University $8,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 Sitting Bull College $7,700 Image
3 Haskell Indian Nations University $8,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Sitting Bull College $7,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $12,800 Image
3 Minot State University $13,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 Stanford University $6,300 Image
3 University of California-Davis $9,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,300 Image
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
3 Princeton University $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,100 Image
3 Washington University in St Louis $12,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 Tennessee Wesleyan University $9,000 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $10,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $10,100 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $13,900 Image
3 Wiley College $14,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Tennessee Wesleyan University $9,000 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $12,800 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $10,300 Image
2 Southwestern Christian University $13,600 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Minot State University $13,100 Image
2 Bellevue University $13,900 Image
3 Cottey College $14,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 Tennessee Wesleyan University $9,000 Image
3 Colby College $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,300 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Paul Quinn College $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,300 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 Minot State University $13,100 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 Tennessee Wesleyan University $9,000 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $10,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Lane College $12,700 Image
2 Wilberforce University $13,400 Image
3 Pomona College $13,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,300 Image
3 Princeton University $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,300 Image
2 Stanford University $6,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Princeton University $8,100 Image
2 Washington and Lee University $9,400 Image
3 Rice University $9,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,100 Image
3 Elizabeth City State University $10,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 University of Chicago $11,300 Image
2 Vanderbilt University $11,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Tennessee Wesleyan University $9,000 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,100 Image
3 Elizabeth City State University $10,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Tennessee Wesleyan University $9,000 Image
2 Vanderbilt University $11,300 Image
3 Le Moyne-Owen College $11,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,300 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $10,700 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $11,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Tennessee Wesleyan University $9,000 Image
2 Rice University $9,700 Image
3 Elizabeth City State University $10,700 Image
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