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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 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Princeton University $5,100 Image
3 Yale University $5,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Yale University $5,800 Image
3 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Yale University $5,800 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Stanford University $6,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Grace Christian University $12,700 Image
3 Cottey College $12,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
3 Stanford University $6,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Yale University $5,800 Image
3 Rice University $8,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Franklin University $12,000 Image
2 Philander Smith College $13,600 Image
3 Benedict College $14,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,000 Image
3 Cottey College $12,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Yale University $5,800 Image
3 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,000 Image
2 Sitting Bull College $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Naval Academy $0 Image
2 Princeton University $5,100 Image
3 Yale University $5,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,000 Image
2 Sitting Bull College $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,000 Image
2 Sitting Bull College $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Yale University $5,800 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Minot State University $14,500 Image
2 Carnegie Mellon University $15,700 Image
3 Park University $19,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Stanford University $6,900 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Princeton University $5,100 Image
3 Yale University $5,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $13,000 Image
2 Hendrix College $13,100 Image
3 West Texas A - M University $15,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $13,000 Image
3 Philander Smith College $13,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Midland College $8,900 Image
2 Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences $12,000 Image
2 Franklin University $12,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 University of California-Davis $9,400 Image
3 Benedict College $14,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Franklin University $12,000 Image
2 Dickinson State University $13,900 Image
3 University of Richmond $14,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $11,400 Image
2 Grace Christian University $12,700 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $13,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Carnegie Mellon University $15,700 Image
3 Lindenwood University $17,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Cottey College $12,900 Image
2 Dickinson State University $13,900 Image
3 University of the Ozarks $14,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
3 Colby College $14,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $7,000 Image
2 Franklin University $12,000 Image
3 Minot State University $14,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,000 Image
3 Franklin University $12,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Pomona College $12,500 Image
3 Lane College $12,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Princeton University $5,100 Image
2 Yale University $5,800 Image
3 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Princeton University $5,100 Image
3 Yale University $5,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Princeton University $5,100 Image
3 Yale University $5,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $10,200 Image
3 Blue Mountain College $12,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,000 Image
3 Swarthmore College $10,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $7,000 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $10,200 Image
3 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $1,400 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,000 Image
3 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rice University $8,700 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $10,200 Image
3 Franklin University $12,000 Image
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