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