Most Affordable Colleges by Major for 2020

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Middle Class Affordability Rankings™ by Major
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 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
3 University of California-Davis $8,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Yale University $8,100 Image
3 University of Pennsylvania $8,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
2 University of Pennsylvania $8,900 Image
3 Paine College $15,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $9,300 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,300 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 Scripps College $8,800 Image
3 Claremont McKenna College $8,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Pomona College $8,200 Image
2 Scripps College $8,800 Image
2 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $8,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Pomona College $8,200 Image
1 Princeton University $8,200 Image
3 Scripps College $8,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,300 Image
3 Bard College $8,800 Image
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