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
$40,000

× 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 $6,700 Image
2 Spring Hill College $9,300 Image
3 Troy University (in-state) $14,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Lyon College $11,100 Image
2 University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (in-state) $11,600 Image
3 Henderson State University (in-state) $11,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,600 Image
2 Pomona College $10,200 Image
3 Soka University of America $13,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Yale University $5,700 Image
2 Central Connecticut State University (in-state) $19,100 Image
3 University of Connecticut (in-state) $19,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Boise State University (in-state) $11,000 Image
2 Lewis-Clark State College (in-state) $12,800 Image
3 University of Idaho (in-state) $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northwestern University $13,500 Image
2 University of Illinois at Springfield (in-state) $14,300 Image
3 University of Chicago $14,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Kentucky Wesleyan College $13,600 Image
1 Morehead State University (in-state) $13,600 Image
3 Alice Lloyd College $14,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $9,100 Image
3 Massachusetts Maritime Academy (in-state) $11,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Schoolcraft College (in-state, off-campus) $8,500 Image
2 Central Michigan University (in-state) $11,700 Image
3 Cleary University $12,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rust College $12,300 Image
2 Mississippi University for Women (in-state) $12,400 Image
3 Blue Mountain College $12,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $10,300 Image
2 University of Nebraska at Kearney (in-state) $12,200 Image
3 Wayne State College (in-state) $13,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $16,300 Image
2 Keene State College (in-state) $19,000 Image
3 Plymouth State University (in-state) $21,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Sitting Bull College $8,000 Image
2 United Tribes Technical College $8,200 Image
3 Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College $8,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Gods Bible School and College $10,600 Image
2 Wilberforce University $14,700 Image
3 Kenyon College $15,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Eastern Oregon University (in-state) $16,600 Image
2 Multnomah University $17,300 Image
2 Southern Oregon University (in-state) $17,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Haverford College $11,200 Image
2 University of Pennsylvania (in-state) $12,800 Image
3 Cheyney University of Pennsylvania (in-state) $13,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $13,200 Image
2 Rhode Island College (in-state) $17,200 Image
3 University of Rhode Island (in-state) $19,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Columbia College $13,300 Image
2 Clinton College $13,600 Image
3 Allen University $15,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences $10,800 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $11,400 Image
3 Vanderbilt University $11,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Middlebury College $14,500 Image
2 Green Mountain College $18,900 Image
3 College of St Joseph $19,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Wyoming (in-state) $13,200 Image