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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 Princeton University $5,600 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 $6,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Yale University $7,000 Image
3 Stanford University $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,800 Image
3 Stanford University $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Yale University $7,000 Image
3 Rice University $10,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Franklin University $12,400 Image
2 Philander Smith College $14,000 Image
3 Benedict College $14,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,800 Image
3 Yale University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Naval Academy $0 Image
2 Princeton University $5,600 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $13,000 Image
2 Hendrix College $14,300 Image
3 Louisiana Tech University $15,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Midland College $10,000 Image
2 Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences $12,300 Image
3 Franklin University $12,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 University of California-Davis $9,300 Image
3 Benedict College $14,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dickinson State University (in-state) $10,700 Image
2 Franklin University $12,400 Image
3 Cleary University $15,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dickinson State University (in-state) $10,700 Image
2 Cottey College $14,300 Image
2 Minot State University $14,300 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 $6,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Lane College $12,800 Image
3 Johnson C Smith University $14,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Princeton University $5,600 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,800 Image
3 Yale University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Princeton University $5,600 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Princeton University $5,600 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Washington and Lee University $9,100 Image
2 Swarthmore College $11,100 Image
3 Colgate University $16,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rice University $10,300 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $10,500 Image
3 Franklin University $12,400 Image
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