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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 $5,200 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $5,200 Image
2 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $5,200 Image
2 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Cottey College $12,800 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,100 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $5,200 Image
2 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
3 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Rice University $8,700 Image
3 Yale University $9,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,500 Image
2 Wilberforce University $13,300 Image
3 Philander Smith College $14,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United Tribes Technical College $7,800 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,700 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $10,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,500 Image
3 Cottey College $12,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $5,200 Image
2 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,500 Image
3 Sitting Bull College $7,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Naval Academy $0 Image
2 Stanford University $5,200 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,500 Image
3 Sitting Bull College $7,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $5,200 Image
2 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $5,200 Image
2 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,800 Image
3 Hendrix College $11,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Midland College $9,200 Image
2 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,500 Image
3 Delta State University $13,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,500 Image
2 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
3 Dickinson State University $14,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwest Indian College $8,700 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,800 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Cottey College $12,800 Image
2 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
2 Minot State University $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Northern Arizona University $6,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,500 Image
3 Bellevue University $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 Northern Arizona University $6,500 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $10,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,500 Image
2 Pomona College $12,700 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $5,200 Image
2 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
3 California Lutheran University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Washington and Lee University $8,500 Image
3 Princeton University $8,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $5,200 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 University of Chicago $9,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana Tech University $5,700 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,800 Image
3 Blue Mountain College $11,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Arizona University $6,500 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,700 Image
2 Rust College $10,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rice University $8,700 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $11,900 Image
3 Central Christian College of Kansas $12,500 Image
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