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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 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
2 Yale University $6,000 Image
3 Stanford University $6,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,200 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
3 Yale University $6,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Yale University $6,000 Image
2 Stanford University $6,500 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Johns Hopkins University $10,200 Image
2 University of St Thomas $11,600 Image
3 Wesleyan College $12,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
2 University of California-Davis $9,300 Image
3 Beloit College $12,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Yale University $6,000 Image
3 Stanford University $6,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,200 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
3 Stanford University $6,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,500 Image
2 Wilberforce University $13,000 Image
3 Philander Smith College $13,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
2 University of St Thomas $11,600 Image
3 Paine College $14,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,200 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
3 Yale University $6,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
2 Vanderbilt University $7,900 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $10,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $10,100 Image
2 University of St Thomas $11,600 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
3 Yale University $6,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
2 Stanford University $6,500 Image
3 Washington and Lee University $7,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,200 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
3 Yale University $6,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $10,900 Image
2 Hendrix College $11,300 Image
3 Washington University in St Louis $12,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,900 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $14,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of California-Davis $9,300 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $12,600 Image
3 Cornell University $14,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Washington University in St Louis $12,300 Image
2 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
3 Dickinson State University $14,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $7,900 Image
2 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
3 Southwestern Christian University $13,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Lehigh University $13,600 Image
2 Navajo Technical University $14,400 Image
3 Louisiana Tech University $15,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,200 Image
2 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $14,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of St Thomas $11,600 Image
2 Wesleyan College $12,100 Image
3 Cottey College $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,200 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $12,600 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $12,600 Image
3 Minot State University $13,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,900 Image
3 University of St Thomas $11,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $10,100 Image
2 Pomona College $10,200 Image
3 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,200 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
3 Yale University $6,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
2 Vanderbilt University $7,900 Image
3 Calvary University $8,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Washington and Lee University $7,500 Image
2 Vanderbilt University $7,900 Image
3 Swarthmore College $9,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $10,900 Image
2 Blue Mountain College $11,600 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $11,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
2 Brown University $10,100 Image
3 Johns Hopkins University $10,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Vanderbilt University $7,900 Image
3 Swarthmore College $9,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,700 Image
2 Rust College $10,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
2 Vanderbilt University $7,900 Image
3 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,200 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $5,800 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $7,900 Image
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