Most Affordable Colleges by State for 2019

Middle Class Affordability Rankings™ by State
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 Selma University $11,500 Image
2 University of West Alabama (in-state) $15,500 Image
3 Talladega College $15,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dine College $9,600 Image
2 Arizona State University-West (in-state) $15,200 Image
3 Arizona State University-Tempe (in-state) $15,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $7,100 Image
2 Claremont McKenna College $7,200 Image
3 Soka University of America $8,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Yale University $5,800 Image
2 University of Connecticut (in-state) $19,300 Image
3 Eastern Connecticut State University (in-state) $19,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 LaGrange College $6,300 Image
2 Georgia Gwinnett College (in-state) $11,700 Image
3 East Georgia State College (in-state) $11,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Idaho (in-state) $13,100 Image
2 Lewis-Clark State College (in-state) $13,400 Image
3 Boise State University (in-state) $15,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Blackburn College $11,800 Image
2 Northwestern University $12,300 Image
3 University of Illinois at Chicago (in-state) $14,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Grinnell College $9,100 Image
2 Emmaus Bible College $11,800 Image
3 Iowa State University (in-state) $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Haskell Indian Nations University $7,600 Image
2 Pittsburg State University (in-state) $11,700 Image
3 Newman University $13,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brescia University $14,400 Image
2 Morehead State University (in-state) $14,500 Image
3 Alice Lloyd College $14,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Maine at Presque Isle (in-state) $14,100 Image
2 Bates College $14,300 Image
3 University of Maine at Machias (in-state) $14,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Williams College $8,800 Image
3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $9,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Ferris State University (in-state) $13,400 Image
2 Marygrove College $14,100 Image
3 Central Michigan University (in-state) $15,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Minnesota-Crookston $11,500 Image
2 Southwest Minnesota State University $14,400 Image
3 Bemidji State University $15,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rust College $12,700 Image
2 Blue Mountain College $12,800 Image
3 Delta State University $15,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $13,400 Image
2 Wayne State College (in-state) $13,600 Image
3 Peru State College $14,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Keene State College (in-state) $12,900 Image
2 Dartmouth College $16,100 Image
3 Plymouth State University (in-state) $21,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Sitting Bull College $8,200 Image
2 United Tribes Technical College $9,600 Image
3 Mayville State University (in-state) $12,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Gods Bible School and College $10,600 Image
2 Wilberforce University $13,800 Image
3 Kenyon College $15,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Portland State University (in-state, off-campus) $15,200 Image
2 Reed College $15,300 Image
3 Eastern Oregon University (in-state) $16,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Swarthmore College $13,300 Image
2 Haverford College $15,600 Image
3 Bryn Athyn College of the New Church $15,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $13,100 Image
2 Rhode Island College (in-state) $17,300 Image
3 University of Rhode Island (in-state) $21,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern State University (in-state) $17,400 Image
2 Black Hills State University (in-state) $17,700 Image
3 University of Sioux Falls $19,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Tennessee Wesleyan University $9,700 Image
2 Vanderbilt University $11,300 Image
3 Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences $11,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Middlebury College $12,100 Image
2 Marlboro College $16,100 Image
3 University of Vermont (in-state) $16,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Wyoming (in-state) $13,800 Image
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