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Middle Class Affordability Rankings™ by Major for 2021

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 $1,500 Image
2 Princeton University $5,400 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,500 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 California Lutheran University $6,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Yale University $6,800 Image
3 Stanford University $6,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,500 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,200 Image
3 Stanford University $6,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Yale University $6,800 Image
3 Johnson C Smith University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,500 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,200 Image
3 Yale University $6,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Naval Academy $0 Image
2 Princeton University $5,400 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Midland College $8,700 Image
2 Midland College $9,300 Image
3 Fayetteville State University $9,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $11,400 Image
2 Valley City State University $12,800 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $13,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,500 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 California Lutheran University $6,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Johnson C Smith University $7,000 Image
2 Duke University $7,100 Image
3 Yale University $7,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,500 Image
2 Princeton University $5,400 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,500 Image
2 Princeton University $5,400 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Johnson C Smith University $7,000 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $8,500 Image
3 Rice University $9,200 Image
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