Most Affordable Colleges by Major for 2020

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Middle Class Affordability Rankings™ by Major
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 Northern Arizona University $6,700 Image
1 Stanford University $6,700 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,100 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,700 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Johns Hopkins University $9,600 Image
2 New Mexico State University-Main Campus $10,500 Image
2 Skidmore College $10,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Yale University $7,000 Image
3 Swarthmore College $9,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,100 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,700 Image
2 Stanford University $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,100 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,700 Image
2 Stanford University $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $8,200 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,300 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,100 Image
2 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $13,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,100 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,700 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Princeton University $7,100 Image
2 Washington and Lee University $7,800 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $8,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,700 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 University of Chicago $8,100 Image
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