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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 Stanford University $6,200 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,700 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,200 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,700 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,200 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 University of California-Davis $9,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Wesleyan College $12,300 Image
2 Cottey College $12,600 Image
3 University of Illinois at Chicago (in-state) $13,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $6,200 Image
3 Princeton University $8,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,200 Image
1 Stanford University $6,200 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,200 Image
1 Stanford University $6,200 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,200 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,700 Image
3 Washington and Lee University $8,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,200 Image
1 Stanford University $6,200 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $10,900 Image
2 Cottey College $12,600 Image
3 Hendrix College $12,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Wesleyan College $12,300 Image
2 Cottey College $12,600 Image
3 University of Illinois at Chicago (in-state) $13,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,200 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,700 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,700 Image
2 Yale University $9,300 Image
3 Barnard College $10,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,200 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,700 Image
3 Princeton University $8,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,200 Image
1 Stanford University $6,200 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Princeton University $8,800 Image
1 Washington and Lee University $8,800 Image
3 Rice University $9,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $10,900 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $11,900 Image
3 Blue Mountain College $12,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,700 Image
3 Columbia University in the City of New York $12,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,700 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,700 Image
2 Rust College $10,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rice University $9,800 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $11,900 Image
3 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,500 Image
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