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Middle Class Affordability Rankings™ by State for 2023

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 Alabama State University (in-state) $15,000 Image
2 Alabama A - M University (in-state) $15,500 Image
2 Troy University (in-state) $15,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (in-state) $13,200 Image
2 Lyon College $13,300 Image
3 Arkansas Tech University (in-state) $14,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Yale University $6,700 Image
2 Wesleyan University $8,800 Image
3 Trinity College $13,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dalton State College (in-state) $10,600 Image
2 Paine College $12,100 Image
3 Savannah State University (in-state) $12,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Idaho (in-state) $12,200 Image
2 Lewis-Clark State College (in-state) $15,600 Image
3 Idaho State University (in-state) $19,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Illinois College $8,100 Image
2 Northwestern University $8,500 Image
3 University of Chicago $10,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Grinnell College $13,100 Image
2 Emmaus Bible College $14,700 Image
3 Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary $16,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Kentucky State University (in-state) $8,000 Image
2 Berea College $8,900 Image
3 Northern Kentucky University (in-state) $13,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Maine at Fort Kent (in-state) $9,600 Image
2 Bowdoin College $9,700 Image
3 Colby College $10,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Boston University $9,200 Image
3 Tufts University $9,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Southwest Minnesota State University $14,300 Image
2 Carleton College $15,600 Image
3 University of Minnesota-Morris (in-state) $15,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rust College $9,900 Image
2 William Carey University $13,400 Image
3 Mississippi University for Women $13,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of the Ozarks $8,500 Image
2 Urshan College $8,600 Image
3 Washington University in St Louis $8,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Wayne State College (in-state) $14,800 Image
2 Chadron State College (in-state) $16,300 Image
3 College of Saint Mary $16,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $12,300 Image
2 University of New Hampshire at Manchester (in-state) $17,000 Image
3 Keene State College (in-state) $18,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Elizabeth City State University (in-state) $7,600 Image
2 Fayetteville State University (in-state) $10,500 Image
3 Davidson College $11,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Sitting Bull College $7,500 Image
2 United Tribes Technical College $7,700 Image
3 Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College $8,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Reed College $13,600 Image
2 Eastern Oregon University (in-state) $17,300 Image
3 Portland State University (in-state) $19,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $9,700 Image
2 Rhode Island College (in-state) $18,300 Image
3 University of Rhode Island (in-state) $22,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Clinton College $8,400 Image
2 Benedict College $12,200 Image
3 Allen University $14,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern State University (in-state) $19,100 Image
2 Mount Marty University $20,000 Image
3 Dakota State University (in-state) $20,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Vanderbilt University $9,300 Image
2 Baptist Health Sciences University $9,700 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $9,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 South Texas College (in-state, off-campus) $7,100 Image
2 Midland College (in-state) $7,500 Image
3 Grayson College (in-state) $8,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Wyoming (in-state) $13,800 Image
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