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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 $6,300 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 University of California-Davis $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Johns Hopkins University $10,100 Image
2 New Mexico State University-Main Campus $10,500 Image
3 Cottey College $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
2 University of California-Davis $8,100 Image
3 Beloit College $12,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
2 Stanford University $6,300 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Yale University $8,100 Image
3 Johns Hopkins University $10,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
2 Paine College $15,400 Image
3 University of Pennsylvania $16,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
2 Stanford University $6,300 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
2 Vanderbilt University $9,300 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $10,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
3 University of California-Davis $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
2 Stanford University $6,300 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $10,300 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $12,300 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $12,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $10,300 Image
2 Cottey College $12,600 Image
2 University of Minnesota-Crookston $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Washington University in St Louis $12,600 Image
2 Bellevue University $13,400 Image
3 Dickinson State University $14,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $9,300 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,300 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $12,700 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
2 University of Minnesota-Crookston $12,600 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Pomona College $8,200 Image
2 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,700 Image
3 Pitzer College $14,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
2 Stanford University $6,300 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Pomona College $8,200 Image
2 Princeton University $8,300 Image
3 Washington and Lee University $9,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of California-Davis $8,100 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,300 Image
3 Blue Mountain College $12,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
3 University of Chicago $9,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $9,300 Image
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