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Middle Class Affordability Rankings™ by State for 2020

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 $12,200 Image
2 University of West Alabama (in-state) $14,800 Image
3 Auburn University at Montgomery (in-state) $15,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dine College $10,600 Image
2 Northern Arizona University (in-state) $15,300 Image
3 Arizona State University-West (in-state) $19,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,100 Image
2 University of the West $10,000 Image
3 University of California-Davis (in-state) $11,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Yale University $6,800 Image
2 Trinity College $14,500 Image
3 Goodwin College $17,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Lewis-Clark State College (in-state) $11,300 Image
2 University of Idaho (in-state) $13,100 Image
3 Boise State University (in-state) $19,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Berea College $9,500 Image
2 Kentucky State University (in-state) $11,200 Image
3 Alice Lloyd College $15,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Williams College $10,400 Image
3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $12,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Oakland University (in-state) $12,300 Image
2 Ferris State University $12,600 Image
3 Lake Superior State University $14,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Southwest Minnesota State University $14,600 Image
2 Bemidji State University $15,300 Image
2 Carleton College $15,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rust College $10,700 Image
2 Delta State University $13,700 Image
3 Blue Mountain College $13,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Calvary University $9,000 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $11,000 Image
3 Washington University in St Louis $12,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $13,300 Image
2 University of Nebraska at Kearney (in-state) $13,500 Image
3 College of Saint Mary $13,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of New Hampshire at Manchester (in-state) $14,400 Image
2 Dartmouth College $15,700 Image
3 Keene State College (in-state) $18,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rutgers University-New Brunswick (in-state) $12,200 Image
2 Princeton University $12,600 Image
3 Montclair State University (in-state) $16,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Sitting Bull College $8,400 Image
2 United Tribes Technical College $8,600 Image
3 Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College $9,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Gods Bible School and College $10,300 Image
2 Wilberforce University $13,400 Image
3 Kenyon College $14,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Portland State University (in-state) $14,000 Image
2 Reed College $14,100 Image
3 Eastern Oregon University (in-state) $18,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Haverford College $10,000 Image
2 Swarthmore College $10,900 Image
3 University of Pennsylvania (in-state) $14,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rhode Island College (in-state) $17,500 Image
2 Brown University $20,100 Image
3 University of Rhode Island (in-state) $22,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Lander University (in-state) $16,300 Image
2 Allen University $16,800 Image
3 Citadel Military College of South Carolina (in-state) $16,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Vanderbilt University $9,900 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,500 Image
3 Tennessee State University (in-state) $13,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rice University $6,900 Image
2 Midland College (in-state) $9,100 Image
3 University of North Texas at Dallas (in-state) $10,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Utah Valley University (in-state, off-campus) $9,100 Image
2 Snow College (in-state) $10,100 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Middlebury College $10,900 Image
2 University of Vermont (in-state) $16,500 Image
3 Northern Vermont University (in-state) $17,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Marshall University (in-state) $13,000 Image
2 Concord University (in-state) $14,100 Image
3 Fairmont State University (in-state) $15,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Wyoming (in-state) $14,100 Image
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