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Middle Class Affordability Rankings™ by State for 2022

College Raptor ranks the most affordable colleges by state, based on the estimated net price at each institution for a “typical” middle class family.

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 University of Alaska Southeast (in-state) $13,900 Image
2 University of Alaska Fairbanks (in-state) $14,900 Image
3 Ilisagvik College $18,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Yale University $6,300 Image
2 Wesleyan University $11,100 Image
3 Connecticut College $15,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Lewis-Clark State College (in-state) $12,400 Image
2 University of Idaho (in-state) $14,700 Image
3 Boise State University (in-state) $20,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwestern University $11,100 Image
2 University of Chicago $11,200 Image
3 Eastern Illinois University (in-state) $14,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Saint Mary's College $0 Image
2 Oakland City University $13,800 Image
3 Purdue University Global (in-state, off-campus) $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Saint Ambrose University $12,300 Image
2 Emmaus Bible College $14,600 Image
3 Maharishi International University $15,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Berea College $8,900 Image
2 Kentucky State University (in-state) $10,300 Image
3 Brescia University $15,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Naval Academy $0 Image
2 Johns Hopkins University $15,700 Image
3 St- Mary's College of Maryland (in-state) $17,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Boston University $10,800 Image
3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $11,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Oakland University (in-state) $12,500 Image
2 Ferris State University $14,500 Image
3 Albion College $15,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rust College $11,500 Image
2 Mississippi Valley State University $14,000 Image
3 Mississippi University for Women $15,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Washington University in St Louis $8,800 Image
2 Urshan College $8,900 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $9,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of Saint Mary $13,300 Image
2 Wayne State College (in-state) $14,700 Image
3 Peru State College $14,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of New Hampshire at Manchester (in-state) $14,500 Image
2 Dartmouth College $16,300 Image
3 Keene State College (in-state) $20,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Sitting Bull College $7,800 Image
2 United Tribes Technical College $8,000 Image
3 Valley City State University (in-state) $11,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Case Western Reserve University $3,900 Image
2 Gods Bible School and College $9,900 Image
3 Central State University (in-state) $11,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Reed College $14,100 Image
2 Eastern Oregon University (in-state) $15,700 Image
3 Portland State University (in-state) $19,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Allegheny College $6,600 Image
2 Swarthmore College $9,700 Image
3 University of Pennsylvania (in-state) $11,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $13,500 Image
2 Rhode Island College (in-state) $19,500 Image
3 University of Rhode Island (in-state) $23,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Benedict College $12,600 Image
2 Allen University $15,600 Image
3 Citadel Military College of South Carolina (in-state) $15,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Mount Marty University $19,800 Image
1 Northern State University (in-state) $19,800 Image
3 South Dakota State University (in-state) $20,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Vanderbilt University $9,500 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,500 Image
3 Baptist Health Sciences University $12,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Vermont University (in-state) $17,900 Image
2 Middlebury College $19,300 Image
3 Castleton University (in-state) $19,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Virginia-Main Campus (in-state) $11,200 Image
2 Washington and Lee University $11,400 Image
3 University of Richmond $13,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Ripon College $12,100 Image
2 University of Wisconsin-Madison (in-state) $13,200 Image
3 Beloit College $13,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Wyoming (in-state) $11,800 Image
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