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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 California Lutheran University $5,700 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Yale University $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Yale University $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of St Thomas $11,400 Image
2 Cottey College $12,600 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $12,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
3 Yale University $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,500 Image
2 Wilberforce University $13,300 Image
3 Philander Smith College $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United Tribes Technical College $7,600 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,700 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $10,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Naval Academy $0 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Yale University $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,800 Image
3 Washington University in St Louis $12,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 University of California-Davis $9,200 Image
3 Cornell University $10,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $8,500 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,800 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 Portland State University (in-state) $14,000 Image
3 Lehigh University $14,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of St Thomas $11,400 Image
2 Cottey College $12,600 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 California Lutheran University $5,700 Image
3 Colby College $11,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $10,700 Image
1 Pomona College $10,700 Image
3 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,700 Image
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
3 Yale University $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,700 Image
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Yale University $6,100 Image
3 Princeton University $6,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Stanford University $7,000 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $10,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,800 Image
3 Blue Mountain College $11,800 Image
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