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 Stanford University $6,900 Image
2 California Institute of Technology $7,100 Image
3 Pomona College $7,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Gallaudet University $16,100 Image
2 Georgetown University $19,400 Image
3 Trinity Washington University $22,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Delaware State University (in-state) $20,500 Image
2 University of Delaware (in-state) $21,100 Image
3 Wesley College $24,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Idaho (in-state) $15,300 Image
2 Boise State University (in-state) $16,400 Image
2 Lewis-Clark State College (in-state) $16,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Olivet Nazarene University $9,900 Image
2 University of Illinois at Springfield (in-state) $13,400 Image
3 Blackburn College $15,500 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) $14,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Louisiana College $9,500 Image
2 University of Louisiana at Monroe (in-state) $10,100 Image
3 Louisiana Tech University (in-state) $11,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bowdoin College $12,900 Image
2 Colby College $13,200 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 $5,500 Image
2 Harvard University $7,000 Image
3 Amherst College $10,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Cleary University $10,900 Image
2 Ferris State University (in-state) $12,200 Image
3 Grace Bible College $14,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Carleton College $10,900 Image
2 Bemidji State University $14,600 Image
3 Saint Cloud State University (in-state) $15,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rust College $11,000 Image
2 Mississippi Valley State University $11,600 Image
3 Blue Mountain College $12,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $11,600 Image
2 Chadron State College (in-state) $12,300 Image
3 Wayne State College (in-state) $13,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Nevada-Las Vegas (in-state) $17,800 Image
2 University of Nevada-Reno (in-state) $21,000 Image
3 Sierra Nevada College $32,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $16,400 Image
2 Keene State College (in-state) $20,200 Image
3 Plymouth State University (in-state) $23,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Princeton University $5,300 Image
2 Caldwell University $16,600 Image
3 Rowan University (in-state) $21,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Sitting Bull College $8,100 Image
2 United Tribes Technical College $10,300 Image
3 Dickinson State University (in-state) $12,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Gods Bible School and College $9,100 Image
2 Central State University (in-state) $12,800 Image
3 Kenyon College $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Robert Morris University $10,800 Image
2 Haverford College $13,300 Image
3 Gwynedd Mercy University $15,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rhode Island College (in-state) $15,800 Image
2 Brown University $17,300 Image
3 University of Rhode Island (in-state) $20,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Clinton College $9,200 Image
2 Lander University (in-state) $15,300 Image
3 Clemson University (in-state) $16,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Vanderbilt University $11,600 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $12,000 Image
3 Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences $13,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Snow College (in-state) $11,600 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,200 Image
2 Dixie State University (in-state) $13,200 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 $18,400 Image
2 College of St Joseph $18,600 Image
3 Green Mountain College $18,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Marshall University (in-state) $13,500 Image
2 West Virginia University (in-state) $14,900 Image
3 Ohio Valley University $16,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Wyoming (in-state) $12,500 Image