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Middle Class Affordability Rankings™ by Major for 2024

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 $5,100 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $7,300 Image
3 Menlo College $7,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Cornell University $8,600 Image
1 Cornell University $8,600 Image
3 Oklahoma Panhandle State University $9,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Colby College $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Covenant College $5,600 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Swarthmore College $7,300 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Grinnell College $7,800 Image
2 CUNY City College (no-board) $8,500 Image
3 Cornell University $8,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $7,300 Image
3 Davidson College $7,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
3 Covenant College $5,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Davidson College $7,500 Image
2 CUNY City College (no-board) $8,500 Image
3 University of Chicago $9,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Covenant College $5,600 Image
3 Colby College $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Florida Gateway College $8,300 Image
3 CUNY City College (no-board) $8,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Naval Academy $0 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Colby College $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Covenant College $5,600 Image
3 Haskell Indian Nations University $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Covenant College $5,600 Image
3 Haskell Indian Nations University $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Colby College $7,200 Image
2 Williams College $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $7,300 Image
3 Menlo College $7,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Colby College $7,200 Image
3 Swarthmore College $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Washington University in St Louis $7,300 Image
2 University of Guam $8,600 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $9,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Cornell University $8,600 Image
2 Cornell University $8,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,700 Image
2 Wesleyan University $7,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Millikin University $8,600 Image
2 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign $9,500 Image
3 Dalton State College $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Covenant College $5,600 Image
3 Washington University in St Louis $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,700 Image
3 Pomona College $8,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Covenant College $5,600 Image
2 Colby College $7,200 Image
2 Williams College $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Covenant College $5,600 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Colby College $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
3 Covenant College $5,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Swarthmore College $7,300 Image
3 Johns Hopkins University $8,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Grayson College $7,900 Image
3 Florida Gateway College $8,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Swarthmore College $7,300 Image
3 Grinnell College $7,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Williams College $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Elizabeth City State University $8,200 Image
2 Millikin University $8,600 Image
2 University of Guam $8,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
3 Covenant College $5,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $5,100 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $8,200 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $8,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 CUNY Brooklyn College (off-campus) $8,600 Image
1 Millikin University $8,600 Image
1 University of Guam $8,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Covenant College $5,600 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $8,200 Image
2 Rice University $8,200 Image
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