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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 $6,200 Image
2 Paul Quinn College $11,200 Image
3 Marshall University (in-state) $12,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Cornell University $8,700 Image
2 Oklahoma Panhandle State University $9,100 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $9,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $3,100 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Princeton University $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Brigham Young University $6,200 Image
3 Swarthmore College $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,200 Image
2 Swarthmore College $7,200 Image
3 Washington University in St Louis $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $3,100 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Washington University in St Louis $7,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 CUNY City College (no-board) $8,500 Image
2 Grinnell College $8,600 Image
3 Cornell University $8,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Brigham Young University $6,200 Image
3 Swarthmore College $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwestern University $8,000 Image
2 Davidson College $8,300 Image
3 CUNY City College (no-board) $8,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $3,100 Image
2 Brigham Young University $6,200 Image
3 Colby College $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,200 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 Dartmouth College $3,100 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,200 Image
2 Colby College $7,100 Image
2 Haskell Indian Nations University $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $3,100 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Colby College $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,200 Image
2 Washington University in St Louis $7,300 Image
3 Menlo College $7,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $3,100 Image
2 Brigham Young University $6,200 Image
3 Colby College $7,100 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 $9,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $9,400 Image
2 Eastern Illinois University $11,500 Image
3 Marshall University (in-state) $12,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,200 Image
2 Cornell University $8,700 Image
3 University of California-Davis $10,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,700 Image
2 Yale University $7,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Millikin University $8,900 Image
2 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign $10,200 Image
3 Dalton State College $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,200 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 $6,200 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,700 Image
3 Pomona College $8,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $3,100 Image
2 Princeton University $6,100 Image
3 Colby College $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $3,100 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Princeton University $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $3,100 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Princeton University $6,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Dartmouth College $3,100 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,200 Image
2 Swarthmore College $7,200 Image
3 Johns Hopkins University $8,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,200 Image
2 Grayson College $7,900 Image
3 Florida Gateway College $8,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,200 Image
2 Swarthmore College $7,200 Image
3 Pomona College $8,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Swarthmore College $7,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Military Academy $0 Image
2 Dartmouth College $3,100 Image
3 Harvard University $5,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brigham Young University $6,200 Image
2 Elizabeth City State University $8,200 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $9,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwestern University $8,000 Image
2 CUNY Brooklyn College (off-campus) $8,600 Image
2 University of Guam $8,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Elizabeth City State University $8,200 Image
1 Rice University $8,200 Image
3 Millikin University $8,900 Image
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