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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) $15,100 Image
3 Auburn University at Montgomery (in-state) $15,300 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-Tempe (in-state) $16,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,100 Image
2 University of California-Davis (in-state) $9,900 Image
3 University of the West $10,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Yale University $6,600 Image
2 Trinity College $14,500 Image
3 Eastern Connecticut State University (in-state) $18,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Lewis-Clark State College (in-state) $11,500 Image
2 University of Idaho (in-state) $13,100 Image
3 Boise State University (in-state) $18,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Berea College $8,500 Image
2 Kentucky State University (in-state) $12,100 Image
3 Alice Lloyd College $15,600 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) $11,800 Image
2 Ferris State University (in-state) $12,700 Image
3 Lake Superior State University $14,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Southwest Minnesota State University $14,700 Image
2 St Olaf College $15,100 Image
3 Bemidji State University $15,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rust College $11,600 Image
2 Blue Mountain College $13,700 Image
2 Delta State University $13,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Calvary University $8,700 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,300 Image
3 Washington University in St Louis $12,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of Saint Mary $13,000 Image
2 Bellevue University $13,300 Image
2 University of Nebraska at Kearney (in-state) $13,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dartmouth College $15,700 Image
2 Keene State College (in-state) $18,600 Image
3 Plymouth State University (in-state) $22,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rutgers University-New Brunswick (in-state) $10,600 Image
2 Princeton University $12,600 Image
3 Montclair State University (in-state) $16,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Sitting Bull College $8,300 Image
2 United Tribes Technical College $8,500 Image
3 Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College $9,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Gods Bible School and College $10,400 Image
2 Kenyon College $14,300 Image
3 Wilberforce University $14,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Portland State University (in-state, no-board) $13,800 Image
2 Reed College $14,100 Image
3 Oregon Institute of Technology (in-state) $18,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Haverford College $9,900 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) $17,800 Image
2 Brown University $20,100 Image
3 University of Rhode Island (in-state) $20,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Citadel Military College of South Carolina (in-state) $16,400 Image
2 Lander University (in-state) $16,600 Image
3 Allen University $16,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Vanderbilt University $9,800 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $11,400 Image
3 Tennessee State University (in-state) $14,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rice University $6,700 Image
2 Midland College (in-state) $9,000 Image
3 Texas A - M International University (in-state) $10,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Middlebury College $10,800 Image
2 University of Vermont (in-state) $13,800 Image
3 Lyndon State College (in-state) $16,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Wyoming (in-state) $13,000 Image
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