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Middle Class Affordability Rankings™ by State for 2024

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) $13,200 Image
2 Talladega College $14,800 Image
3 Miles College $15,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Ilisagvik College $13,700 Image
2 University of Alaska Fairbanks (in-state) $14,100 Image
3 University of Alaska Southeast (in-state) $23,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Arkansas Baptist College $8,600 Image
2 Williams Baptist University $12,000 Image
3 Arkansas State University (in-state) $12,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Institute of Technology $5,900 Image
2 Stanford University $6,200 Image
3 Pomona College $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Yale University $6,400 Image
2 Wesleyan University $6,900 Image
3 Holy Apostles College and Seminary $9,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dalton State College (in-state) $9,900 Image
2 Savannah State University (in-state) $11,400 Image
3 Emory University $12,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Lewis-Clark State College (in-state) $13,700 Image
2 University of Idaho (in-state) $14,100 Image
3 Idaho State University (in-state) $15,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Principia College $5,800 Image
2 University of Chicago $6,200 Image
3 Northwestern University $7,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Grinnell College $8,000 Image
2 Emmaus Bible College $13,000 Image
3 Coe College $14,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Colby College $7,000 Image
2 Bowdoin College $9,500 Image
3 Bates College $10,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northeastern University Professional Programs $5,400 Image
2 Harvard University $5,900 Image
3 Williams College $6,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Hillsdale College $5,900 Image
2 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (in-state) $12,700 Image
3 Central Michigan University $13,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 St Olaf College $13,200 Image
2 Southwest Minnesota State University $13,400 Image
3 Gustavus Adolphus College $14,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of Saint Mary $13,100 Image
2 Peru State College $13,700 Image
3 Wayne State College (in-state) $14,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $7,800 Image
2 Keene State College (in-state) $17,700 Image
3 Plymouth State University (in-state) $18,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Princeton University $6,900 Image
2 Kean University (in-state) $16,100 Image
3 Felician University $18,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Sitting Bull College $7,700 Image
2 United Tribes Technical College $8,600 Image
3 Valley City State University (in-state) $11,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Lewis - Clark College $9,400 Image
2 Reed College $13,500 Image
3 Eastern Oregon University (in-state) $14,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Haverford College $8,200 Image
2 University of Pennsylvania (in-state) $11,000 Image
3 Swarthmore College $12,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $8,100 Image
2 University of Rhode Island (in-state) $19,700 Image
3 Rhode Island College (in-state) $21,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Greenville Technical College (in-state, off-campus) $8,200 Image
2 Allen University $13,900 Image
3 Coker University $14,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Vanderbilt University $9,100 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,800 Image
3 Tennessee State University (in-state) $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Grayson College (in-state) $7,900 Image
2 Rice University $8,300 Image
3 Midland College (in-state) $8,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Middlebury College $13,400 Image
2 Bennington College $15,200 Image
3 Northern Vermont University (in-state) $16,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Patrick Henry College $6,100 Image
2 Washington and Lee University $8,000 Image
3 William - Mary (in-state) $9,800 Image

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