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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 Stillman College $14,300 Image
2 University of West Alabama (in-state) $14,800 Image
3 University of North Alabama (in-state) $15,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Stanford University $6,200 Image
2 University of California-Davis (in-state) $9,400 Image
3 Soka University of America $9,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Yale University $7,000 Image
2 Trinity College $14,800 Image
3 Goodwin College $17,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 The Baptist College of Florida $9,500 Image
2 Florida Gateway College (in-state) $9,600 Image
3 Hobe Sound Bible College $11,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Lewis-Clark State College (in-state) $11,700 Image
2 University of Idaho (in-state) $13,100 Image
3 Idaho State University (in-state) $19,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Berea College $9,700 Image
2 Kentucky State University (in-state) $11,600 Image
3 Brescia University $15,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Colby College $5,600 Image
2 University of Maine at Fort Kent (in-state) $11,200 Image
3 University of Maine at Machias (in-state) $11,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Harvard University $7,000 Image
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology $9,000 Image
3 Amherst College $13,700 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Oakland University (in-state) $12,200 Image
2 Ferris State University $12,600 Image
3 Lake Superior State University $14,300 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Southwest Minnesota State University $14,800 Image
2 Bemidji State University $15,500 Image
2 Carleton College $15,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rust College $10,600 Image
2 Mississippi University for Women $12,500 Image
3 Blue Mountain College $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Calvary University $9,200 Image
2 College of the Ozarks $10,900 Image
3 Cottey College $12,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Bellevue University $13,400 Image
2 Wayne State College (in-state) $13,700 Image
3 College of Saint Mary $13,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Keene State College (in-state) $14,000 Image
2 University of New Hampshire at Manchester (in-state) $14,600 Image
3 Dartmouth College $17,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Princeton University $12,700 Image
2 Rutgers University-Camden (in-state) $16,700 Image
3 New Jersey City University (in-state) $22,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Sitting Bull College $8,400 Image
2 United Tribes Technical College $8,800 Image
3 Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College $9,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Gods Bible School and College $10,200 Image
2 Kenyon College $11,900 Image
3 Wilberforce University $13,500 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Portland State University (in-state) $14,100 Image
2 Reed College $14,200 Image
3 Eastern Oregon University (in-state) $18,600 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Haverford College $14,300 Image
2 University of Pennsylvania (in-state) $14,700 Image
3 Swarthmore College $15,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Rhode Island College (in-state) $17,700 Image
2 University of Rhode Island (in-state) $22,100 Image
3 Brown University $24,100 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Lander University (in-state) $16,100 Image
2 Clinton College $16,300 Image
3 Allen University $16,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Vanderbilt University $10,100 Image
2 Le Moyne-Owen College $10,600 Image
3 Tennessee State University (in-state) $14,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Midland College (in-state) $9,300 Image
2 University of North Texas (out-of-state with discount) $11,700 Image
3 Paul Quinn College $12,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Snow College (in-state) $10,100 Image
2 Brigham Young University-Provo $13,200 Image
3 Utah State University (in-state) $15,400 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Northern Vermont University (in-state) $17,900 Image
2 Marlboro College $20,500 Image
3 Middlebury College $21,900 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Washington and Lee University $8,500 Image
2 Virginia State University (in-state) $13,000 Image
3 Eastern Mennonite University $16,200 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 Marshall University (in-state) $13,200 Image
2 Concord University (in-state) $14,700 Image
3 Shepherd University (in-state) $16,000 Image
Rank College Name Typical Net Price
1 University of Wyoming (in-state) $14,100 Image
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