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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 $3,100 Image
2 Menlo College $4,000 Image
3 Washington and Lee University $5,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Cornell University $7,500 Image
1 Cornell University $7,500 Image
3 Oklahoma Panhandle State University $8,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Grinnell College $0 Image
2 Brigham Young University $3,100 Image
3 Washington and Lee University $5,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $3,100 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Hobe Sound Bible College $6,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $6,100 Image
3 Tufts University $6,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Grinnell College $0 Image
2 Cornell University $7,500 Image
2 Cornell University $7,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Davidson College $7,100 Image
2 CUNY City College (no-board) $7,600 Image
3 Northwestern University $10,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Grinnell College $0 Image
2 Brigham Young University $3,100 Image
3 Washington and Lee University $5,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $3,100 Image
2 Sitting Bull College $6,600 Image
3 Florida Gateway College $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Grinnell College $0 Image
1 United States Naval Academy $0 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $3,100 Image
2 Haskell Indian Nations University $5,900 Image
3 Colby College $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Washington and Lee University $5,500 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Colby College $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Montclair State University (in-state) $17,700 Image
2 Park University $19,000 Image
3 Montana State University $20,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Grinnell College $0 Image
2 Brigham Young University $3,100 Image
3 Washington and Lee University $5,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Washington University in St Louis $6,100 Image
2 University of Guam $8,200 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $8,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $3,100 Image
2 Cornell University $7,500 Image
2 Cornell University $7,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Hobe Sound Bible College $6,300 Image
3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $6,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $3,100 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $6,100 Image
3 Dalton State College $9,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dalton State College $9,900 Image
2 Fayetteville State University $10,100 Image
3 Millikin University $10,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $3,100 Image
2 Menlo College $4,000 Image
3 Washington University in St Louis $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $3,100 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $6,800 Image
3 Pomona College $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Grinnell College $0 Image
2 Colby College $6,100 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Grinnell College $0 Image
2 Brigham Young University $3,100 Image
3 Washington and Lee University $5,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $3,100 Image
2 Washington and Lee University $5,500 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $3,100 Image
2 Grayson College $6,700 Image
3 Florida Gateway College $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Grinnell College $0 Image
2 Brigham Young University $3,100 Image
3 Washington and Lee University $5,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Williams College $6,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $3,100 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $7,000 Image
3 University of Guam $8,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Elizabeth City State University $7,000 Image
2 Rice University $7,100 Image
3 Elizabeth City State University $10,200 Image
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