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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 Yale University $6,100 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,700 Image
2 Yale University $6,100 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Yale University $6,100 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Stanford University $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Johns Hopkins University $11,300 Image
2 University of St Thomas $11,600 Image
3 Wesleyan College $12,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Yale University $6,100 Image
3 Princeton University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,700 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
3 Stanford University $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,500 Image
2 Wilberforce University $13,300 Image
3 Philander Smith College $14,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
2 University of St Thomas $11,600 Image
3 Paine College $14,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,700 Image
2 Yale University $6,100 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
2 Vanderbilt University $8,600 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $10,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $10,800 Image
2 University of St Thomas $11,600 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $12,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Yale University $6,100 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
2 Stanford University $7,100 Image
3 Washington and Lee University $8,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,700 Image
2 Yale University $6,100 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $10,900 Image
2 Hendrix College $11,300 Image
3 Washington University in St Louis $12,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,900 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $14,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of California-Davis $9,200 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $12,900 Image
3 Cornell University $14,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Washington University in St Louis $12,300 Image
2 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
3 Dickinson State University $14,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $8,500 Image
2 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
3 Southwestern Christian University $13,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of St Thomas $11,600 Image
2 Wesleyan College $12,200 Image
3 Cottey College $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,700 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $12,900 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $12,900 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,900 Image
3 University of St Thomas $11,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $10,800 Image
1 Pomona College $10,800 Image
3 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Yale University $6,100 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $10,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,700 Image
2 Yale University $6,100 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,700 Image
2 Yale University $6,100 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Princeton University $7,000 Image
2 Washington and Lee University $8,200 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $8,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $10,900 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $11,800 Image
3 Blue Mountain College $11,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
2 Brown University $10,800 Image
3 Johns Hopkins University $11,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Vanderbilt University $8,600 Image
3 Swarthmore College $9,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,700 Image
2 Rust College $10,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
2 Vanderbilt University $8,600 Image
3 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,700 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,300 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $8,600 Image
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