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Middle Class Affordability Rankings™ by State for 2024

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) $13,200 Image
2 Talladega College $14,800 Image
3 Miles College $15,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Ilisagvik College $13,700 Image
2 University of Alaska Fairbanks (in-state) $14,100 Image
3 University of Alaska Southeast (in-state) $24,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Arkansas Baptist College $8,700 Image
2 Williams Baptist University $12,200 Image
3 University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (in-state) $12,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 California Institute of Technology $6,000 Image
2 Stanford University $6,200 Image
3 Santa Ana College (in-state, off-campus) $6,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Yale University $6,400 Image
2 Wesleyan University $7,000 Image
3 Holy Apostles College and Seminary $9,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Dalton State College (in-state) $9,900 Image
2 Savannah State University (in-state) $11,400 Image
3 Gordon State College (in-state) $12,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Lewis-Clark State College (in-state) $13,700 Image
2 University of Idaho (in-state) $14,500 Image
3 Idaho State University (in-state) $15,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Chicago $6,300 Image
2 Northwestern University $7,500 Image
3 Illinois College $8,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Grinnell College $8,100 Image
2 Emmaus Bible College $13,000 Image
3 Coe College $15,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Eastern Kentucky University (in-state) $11,200 Image
2 Morehead State University (in-state) $11,300 Image
3 Georgetown College $12,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Colby College $7,000 Image
2 Bowdoin College $9,600 Image
3 Bates College $10,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $5,900 Image
2 Williams College $6,900 Image
3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $7,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 St Olaf College $13,200 Image
2 Southwest Minnesota State University $13,400 Image
3 Martin Luther College $15,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 College of Saint Mary $13,000 Image
2 Peru State College $13,700 Image
3 Wayne State College (in-state) $14,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Princeton University $6,900 Image
2 Kean University (in-state) $15,800 Image
3 Felician University $18,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Sitting Bull College $7,700 Image
2 United Tribes Technical College $8,600 Image
3 Valley City State University (in-state) $10,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Lewis - Clark College $13,600 Image
2 Reed College $13,700 Image
3 Eastern Oregon University (in-state) $15,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Haverford College $8,200 Image
2 University of Pennsylvania (in-state) $11,100 Image
3 Swarthmore College $12,800 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Brown University $8,100 Image
2 University of Rhode Island (in-state) $19,800 Image
3 Rhode Island College (in-state) $20,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Greenville Technical College (in-state, off-campus) $8,200 Image
2 Allen University $13,900 Image
3 Coker University $14,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Vanderbilt University $9,200 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,800 Image
3 Tennessee State University (in-state) $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Middlebury College $13,500 Image
2 Northern Vermont University (in-state) $16,100 Image
3 Castleton University (in-state) $17,600 Image

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