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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 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Dartmouth College $3,500 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 California Lutheran University $5,500 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Grace Christian University $12,500 Image
3 Cottey College $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Yale University $7,800 Image
3 Swarthmore College $9,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,500 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,800 Image
3 Cottey College $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Dartmouth College $3,500 Image
3 California Lutheran University $5,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Naval Academy $0 Image
2 Dartmouth College $3,500 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $3,500 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Sitting Bull College $6,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Dartmouth College $3,500 Image
3 California Lutheran University $5,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Midland College $8,500 Image
2 Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences $11,800 Image
3 Franklin University $12,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Franklin University $12,000 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $13,400 Image
3 Dickinson State University $13,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $11,400 Image
2 Grace Christian University $12,500 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $12,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Cottey College $12,600 Image
2 Dickinson State University $13,600 Image
3 University of the Ozarks $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 California Lutheran University $5,500 Image
3 Colby College $11,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 California Lutheran University $5,500 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Brown University $11,200 Image
3 Pomona College $11,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Dartmouth College $3,500 Image
3 California Lutheran University $5,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Dartmouth College $3,500 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,800 Image
3 Brown University $11,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,800 Image
3 Brown University $11,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,800 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,800 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $10,100 Image
3 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,800 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,500 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,800 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Elizabeth City State University $10,100 Image
2 Franklin University $12,000 Image
3 Southwestern Christian University $13,200 Image
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