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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 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,900 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,400 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,900 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Wesleyan College $12,300 Image
2 Cottey College $12,600 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,500 Image
2 Wilberforce University $13,600 Image
3 Philander Smith College $14,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,900 Image
2 Paine College $14,200 Image
3 University of Pennsylvania $16,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,400 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,200 Image
2 Chadron State College $16,000 Image
3 University of St Thomas $16,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,300 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,400 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,500 Image
2 Delta State University $14,000 Image
3 Lincoln College $15,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,900 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,900 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $14,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $13,500 Image
2 Dickinson State University $14,700 Image
3 University of Idaho $17,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $9,300 Image
2 Bellevue University $13,500 Image
3 Southwestern Christian University $13,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Wesleyan College $12,300 Image
2 Cottey College $12,600 Image
3 Minot State University $13,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 Haverford College $11,900 Image
3 Gallaudet University $14,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,400 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,900 Image
3 Harvard University $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,500 Image
2 Pomona College $13,600 Image
2 Wilberforce University $13,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,900 Image
2 Yale University $9,500 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $10,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Princeton University $8,900 Image
2 Washington and Lee University $9,100 Image
3 Rice University $10,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,700 Image
3 Columbia University in the City of New York $11,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,900 Image
2 Rust College $10,600 Image
3 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rice University $10,100 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $12,000 Image
3 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,500 Image
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