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Middle Class Affordability Rankings™ by Major for 2024

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 $6,500 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $7,300 Image
3 Menlo College $7,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $3,900 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Princeton University $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Covenant College $5,600 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
2 Swarthmore College $7,100 Image
3 Washington University in St Louis $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $3,900 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Washington University in St Louis $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Covenant College $5,600 Image
3 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $3,900 Image
2 Covenant College $5,600 Image
3 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Naval Academy $0 Image
2 Dartmouth College $3,900 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Covenant College $5,600 Image
2 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
3 Colby College $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Covenant College $5,600 Image
2 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
3 Haskell Indian Nations University $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $3,900 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Colby College $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $7,300 Image
3 Menlo College $7,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $3,900 Image
2 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
3 Colby College $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Hobe Sound Bible College $7,700 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Covenant College $5,600 Image
2 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
3 Washington University in St Louis $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,700 Image
3 Pomona College $8,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $3,900 Image
2 Covenant College $5,600 Image
3 Princeton University $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $3,900 Image
2 Covenant College $5,600 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $3,900 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Princeton University $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Dartmouth College $3,900 Image
3 Covenant College $5,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
2 Swarthmore College $7,100 Image
3 Pomona College $8,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Swarthmore College $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Dartmouth College $3,900 Image
3 Covenant College $5,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Covenant College $5,600 Image
2 Rice University $8,100 Image
3 Elizabeth City State University $8,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
3 Rice University $8,100 Image
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