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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 $6,700 Image
3 Menlo College $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Cornell University $8,000 Image
1 Cornell University $8,000 Image
3 Oklahoma Panhandle State University $8,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
3 Swarthmore College $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
3 Swarthmore College $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
2 Swarthmore College $6,700 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $6,700 Image
3 Yale University $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 CUNY City College (no-board) $7,900 Image
2 Cornell University $8,000 Image
2 Cornell University $8,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
3 Swarthmore College $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Davidson College $7,300 Image
2 CUNY City College (no-board) $7,900 Image
3 Indiana University-Bloomington $10,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
2 Swarthmore College $6,700 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
2 Florida Gateway College $7,700 Image
3 CUNY City College (no-board) $7,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
2 Haskell Indian Nations University $6,600 Image
3 Swarthmore College $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Swarthmore College $6,700 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $6,700 Image
3 Menlo College $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
2 Swarthmore College $6,700 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Washington University in St Louis $6,700 Image
2 University of Guam $8,200 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $9,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $9,300 Image
2 Eastern Illinois University $11,700 Image
3 Southern Utah University $11,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
2 Cornell University $8,000 Image
2 Cornell University $8,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Hobe Sound Bible College $7,100 Image
2 Yale University $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $6,700 Image
3 Dalton State College $10,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Millikin University $9,100 Image
2 Dalton State College $10,100 Image
3 Fayetteville State University $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $6,700 Image
3 Menlo College $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,200 Image
3 Pomona College $7,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Washington University in St Louis $6,700 Image
1 Williams College $6,700 Image
3 Colby College $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
3 Swarthmore College $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
3 Swarthmore College $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 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 $6,700 Image
3 Johns Hopkins University $7,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
2 Grayson College $7,300 Image
3 Florida Gateway College $7,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,500 Image
2 Swarthmore College $6,700 Image
3 Pomona College $7,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Swarthmore College $6,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 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 Elizabeth City State University $7,600 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $8,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 CUNY Brooklyn College (off-campus) $8,100 Image
2 University of Guam $8,200 Image
3 Northeastern University $8,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Elizabeth City State University $7,600 Image
1 Rice University $7,600 Image
3 Covenant College $8,200 Image
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