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