U.S. Average Net Price Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in America by Average Net Price for 2023

Cheapest Colleges in America by Average Net Price

These are the least expensive colleges in America based on average net price paid. Net price is the average amount paid by students after factoring in scholarship and grant financial aid and may be a more accurate estimation of real life costs than published tuition. Discount from list price represents the effective percent discount from published costs that students averaged. Please note that net price varies on a student by student basis based on finanical situation and no financial aid is guaranteed. Bethel College leads the list with a $148 average net price.

Net price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

America's Cheapest Colleges by Average Net Price
College Net Price Discount
#1 Bethel College

Virginia, Private

$148 99%
#2 Sitting Bull College

North Dakota, Public

$496 95%
#3 Tri State Bible College

Ohio, Private

$768 96%
#4 South Texas College

Texas, Public

$1,630 87%
#5 Oglala Lakota College

South Dakota, Public

$2,068 81%
#6 Talmudical Seminary of Bobov

New York, Private

$2,154 89%
#7 Yeshiva Karlin Stolin

New York, Private

$2,537 84%
#8 Kehilath Yakov Rabbinical Seminary

New York, Private

$2,666 81%
#9 St Petersburg College

Florida, Public

$2,702 82%
#10 Shasta Bible College and Graduate School

California, Private

$2,781 85%
#11 Talmudical Institute of Upstate New York

New York, Private

$3,230 70%
#12 Elizabeth City State University

North Carolina, Public

$3,270 75%
#13 Florida State College at Jacksonville

Florida, Public

$3,306 74%
#14 Pensacola State College

Florida, Public

$3,351 69%
#15 Chipola College

Florida, Public

$3,554 58%
#16 California State University Los Angeles

California, Public

$3,859 84%
#17 Indian River State College

Florida, Public

$3,878 69%
#18 The University of Texas at Brownsville

Texas, Public

$3,892 72%
#19 CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

New York, Public

$3,897 86%
#20 CUNY Lehman College

New York, Public

$3,913 85%