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 $12,300 Image
2 University of West Alabama (in-state) $15,500 Image
3 Troy University (in-state) $16,200 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 $9,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Yale University $6,500 Image
2 University of Connecticut (in-state) $19,300 Image
3 Eastern Connecticut State University (in-state) $19,900 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 $14,600 Image
2 Eastern Illinois University (in-state) $15,400 Image
3 University of Chicago $15,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Grinnell College $9,100 Image
2 Emmaus Bible College $12,400 Image
3 Iowa State University (in-state) $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Berea College $7,900 Image
2 Brescia University $13,500 Image
3 Morehead State University (in-state) $14,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Williams College $10,000 Image
3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $10,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Ferris State University (in-state) $13,500 Image
2 Marygrove College $14,900 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 Bemidji State University $15,000 Image
2 Southwest Minnesota State University $15,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rust College $13,300 Image
2 Blue Mountain College $13,500 Image
3 Delta State University $15,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Wayne State College (in-state) $13,600 Image
2 Bellevue University $13,900 Image
3 Peru State College $14,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $16,100 Image
2 Keene State College (in-state) $19,500 Image
3 Plymouth State University (in-state) $22,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Sitting Bull College $8,200 Image
2 United Tribes Technical College $9,800 Image
3 Mayville State University (in-state) $12,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Gods Bible School and College $11,400 Image
2 Wilberforce University $14,600 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 Lehigh University $8,400 Image
2 University of Pennsylvania (in-state) $12,900 Image
3 Swarthmore College $13,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $13,000 Image
2 Rhode Island College (in-state) $17,400 Image
3 University of Rhode Island (in-state) $21,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Citadel Military College of South Carolina (in-state) $13,800 Image
2 Lander University (in-state) $16,600 Image
3 Allen University $16,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Tennessee Wesleyan University $9,800 Image
2 Vanderbilt University $12,000 Image
3 Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences $12,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Middlebury College $12,100 Image
2 University of Vermont (in-state) $15,700 Image
3 Marlboro College $17,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue College (in-state, off-campus) $10,000 Image
1 Northwest Indian College $10,000 Image
3 Clark College (in-state, off-campus) $10,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Wyoming (in-state) $13,300 Image
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