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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 $6,500 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,800 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Wesleyan College $12,300 Image
2 Cottey College $12,600 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $7,400 Image
2 Paine College $14,200 Image
3 University of Pennsylvania $16,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,500 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,800 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,500 Image
2 Chadron State College $16,100 Image
3 University of St Thomas $17,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,500 Image
2 California Lutheran University $6,800 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $7,400 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $11,000 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Hawaii $14,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $13,800 Image
2 Dickinson State University $14,900 Image
3 University of Idaho $17,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $9,800 Image
2 Bellevue University $13,800 Image
2 Southwestern Christian University $13,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Wesleyan College $12,300 Image
2 Cottey College $12,600 Image
3 Minot State University $13,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,800 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $7,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,400 Image
2 Wilberforce University $13,800 Image
3 Lane College $14,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $7,400 Image
2 Yale University $10,000 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $11,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Princeton University $9,200 Image
2 Washington and Lee University $9,700 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $10,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Vanderbilt University $10,100 Image
3 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $7,400 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,600 Image
2 Rust College $10,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $7,400 Image
2 Vanderbilt University $10,100 Image
3 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $6,800 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $7,400 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $10,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rice University $11,500 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $12,100 Image
3 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,400 Image
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