Most Affordable Colleges by State for 2017

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 Alabama State University (in-state) $10,300 Image
2 Troy University (in-state) $14,300 Image
3 University of West Alabama (in-state) $14,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dine College $8,300 Image
2 Arizona State University-Tempe (in-state) $15,200 Image
3 University of Arizona (in-state) $16,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Institute of Technology $6,300 Image
2 Stanford University $6,900 Image
3 Pomona College $7,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 United States Coast Guard Academy $0 Image
2 University of Bridgeport $3,400 Image
3 Yale University $7,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Gallaudet University $15,700 Image
2 Georgetown University $19,000 Image
3 Trinity Washington University $21,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Delaware State University (in-state) $20,400 Image
2 University of Delaware (in-state) $21,000 Image
3 Wesley College $24,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 The Baptist College of Florida $9,500 Image
2 Hobe Sound Bible College $9,600 Image
3 Edward Waters College $14,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Idaho (in-state) $15,300 Image
2 Boise State University (in-state) $15,600 Image
3 Lewis-Clark State College (in-state) $16,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Olivet Nazarene University $10,400 Image
2 University of Illinois at Springfield (in-state) $13,200 Image
3 Blackburn College $15,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brescia University $10,500 Image
2 Alice Lloyd College $13,700 Image
3 Morehead State University (in-state) $14,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana College $8,100 Image
2 University of Louisiana at Monroe (in-state) $9,700 Image
3 Louisiana Tech University (in-state) $11,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Colby College $11,100 Image
2 Bowdoin College $12,300 Image
3 University of Maine at Presque Isle (in-state) $13,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Franklin W Olin College of Engineering $5,100 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Amherst College $10,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Michigan University (in-state) $0 Image
2 Cleary University $11,700 Image
3 Grace Bible College $13,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Carleton College $10,300 Image
2 Bemidji State University $14,400 Image
3 Saint Cloud State University (in-state) $15,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rust College $11,000 Image
2 Mississippi Valley State University $11,700 Image
3 Blue Mountain College $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Missouri Southern State University (in-state) $12,200 Image
2 Lincoln University (in-state) $12,900 Image
3 College of the Ozarks $14,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $11,700 Image
2 Chadron State College (in-state) $12,100 Image
3 Wayne State College (in-state) $12,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Nevada-Las Vegas (in-state) $17,700 Image
2 University of Nevada-Reno (in-state) $21,000 Image
3 Sierra Nevada College $29,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $16,700 Image
2 Keene State College (in-state) $20,100 Image
3 Plymouth State University (in-state) $23,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Princeton University $3,100 Image
2 Caldwell University $16,000 Image
3 Stockton University (in-state) $20,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Sitting Bull College $7,800 Image
2 United Tribes Technical College $9,900 Image
3 Dickinson State University (in-state) $12,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Gods Bible School and College $8,900 Image
2 Central State University (in-state) $12,600 Image
3 Kenyon College $13,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Robert Morris University $10,700 Image
2 University of Pennsylvania (in-state) $12,500 Image
3 Haverford College $12,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rhode Island College (in-state) $15,600 Image
2 Brown University $17,300 Image
3 University of Rhode Island (in-state) $20,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Clinton College $8,800 Image
2 Lander University (in-state) $15,300 Image
3 Francis Marion University (in-state) $16,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Vanderbilt University $11,600 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $11,800 Image
3 Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences $13,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dixie State University (in-state) $12,600 Image
1 Snow College (in-state) $12,600 Image
3 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of the Virgin Islands (in-state) $18,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Middlebury College $17,000 Image
2 College of St Joseph $18,200 Image
3 Green Mountain College $18,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Wyoming (in-state) $12,400 Image