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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 University of California-Davis $9,400 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $13,000 Image
3 University of Idaho (in-state) $13,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Princeton University $5,300 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 $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Yale University $6,100 Image
3 Stanford University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,100 Image
3 Stanford University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Yale University $6,100 Image
3 Rice University $8,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Franklin University $12,100 Image
2 University of Idaho (in-state) $13,100 Image
3 Philander Smith College $13,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,100 Image
2 Yale University $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Naval Academy $0 Image
2 Princeton University $5,300 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $13,000 Image
2 University of Idaho (in-state) $13,100 Image
3 Hendrix College $13,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Midland College $9,200 Image
2 Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences $12,000 Image
3 Franklin University $12,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $11,400 Image
2 Grace Christian University $12,900 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $13,000 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 $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Lane College $12,800 Image
3 Pomona College $12,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Princeton University $5,300 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,100 Image
2 Yale University $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Princeton University $5,300 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Princeton University $5,300 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $10,300 Image
3 Blue Mountain College $12,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rice University $8,400 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $10,300 Image
3 Franklin University $12,100 Image
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