Affordability rankings of the best online master's in psychology

Best Affordable Online Master's in Psychology

Looking for an online master's degree in psychology, human services or social work that ranks high on affordability and value from an accredited psychology school?
 

Get Educated editors surveyed the nation to create this fact-based Best Buy Ranking of the most affordable online master's in psychology—38 online master's  degrees in psychology for under $26,000.

These online degree rankings were calculated by comparing tuition and fees at 49 regionally accredited universities in the U.S. that offer 82 online master's programs in psychology, counseling, social work, human services and the social sciences.

To appear on any Get Educated Best Buy affordability ranking list, the online degree profiled must objectively cost less than the national average cost of all the online degrees surveyed in the comprehensive data set.

Average Cost: $26,393
Most Affordable: Amberton University ~ $8,712
Most Expensive: University of Southern California ~ $96,345

 

Search All Online Masters in Psychology >>

 

Costs were valid at the time of collection (Fall 2014).

 

 

Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a Get Educated Fall 2014 review of regionally accredited online master's programs in psychology. Tuition and fees stated were valid at the time of collection and specific to the online learning program. Profiles for the online masters degree programs in our directory may reflect a slightly different cost based on different editorial update schedules.

The published cost is an estimated sticker price for the entire degree and typically reflects the most affordable online degree option. Actual costs may vary by student. Factors such as transfer credits, prerequisite courses, professional licensing and financial aid availability will affect final cost.

 

Editorial Note: Online colleges do NOT pay to be included in any Get Educated online degree rankings survey. These best online college rankings are editorially independent, open to any regionally accredited or candidate college that offers a master's degree that is available at least 80 percent through online learning and that is open to enrollment by the public.
 
If your online college is regionally accredited and not currently reviewed by Get Educated, please contact us for inclusion. Each online degree ranking list is calculated every two years. The next Best Affordable Online Master's Degree in Psychology rankings will be undertaken in Fall 2016.

These affordable online degree rankings may NOT be re-posted online or reprinted in any format without a license from Get Educated ®. Consumer finance bloggers and editors, contact our editors for a free custom article on the best online psychology degrees for use on your website. Our mission: Help consumers Get Educated ® about the best online colleges for cost and credibility.
RANKSCHOOL / DEGREESTATEPRICENOTE
1

A

Amberton University - Graduate School of Counseling(TX)
$8,712
2

A

California State University-Dominguez Hills - School of Social Science - Graduate(CA)
$9,900
3

A

Stephen F. Austin State University - Perkins College of Education - Graduate(TX)
$10,416
$14,016
Resident
Others
4

A

Winston-Salem State University - School of Social Science - Graduate(NC)
$10,574
$37,294
Resident
Others
5

A

University of Alabama - College of Human Environmental Sciences - Graduate(AL)
$10,620
6

A

Fort Hays State University - Graduate College of Education & Technology(KS)
$11,312
7

A

Amberton University - Graduate School of Counseling(TX)
$11,616
8

A-

American Public University - School of Arts & Humanities-Graduate(WV)
$13,325
9

A-

University of South Dakota - School of Health Sciences-Graduate(SD)
$13,690
10

A-

University of South Dakota - College of Arts & Sciences - Graduate(SD)
$14,935
11

A-

University of North Dakota - School of Social Science-Graduate(ND)
$15,052
12

A-

Liberty University - School of Counseling-Graduate(VA)
$16,950
13

A-

University of Alabama - College of Education - Graduate(AL)
$16,992
14

A-

Regent University - School of Psychology & Counseling-Graduate
(VA)
$17,850
15

B+

Indiana Institute of Technology - College of General Studies - Graduate(IN)
$18,315
16

B+

Ohio University - College of Arts & Sciences - Graduate(OH)
$18,400
$19,008
Resident
Others
17

B+

University of North Dakota - School of Social Science-Graduate(ND)
$18,638
18

B+

Grand Canyon University - College of Nursing & Health Sciences-Graduate(AZ)
$19,360
$19,360
$15,940
Resident
Others
Military
19

B+

Clarion University of Pennsylvania - College of Education & Human Services - Graduate(PA)
$19,536
$20,823
Resident
Others
20

B+

LeTourneau University - School of Psychology - Graduate(TX)
$19,950
21

B

Kansas State University - College of Human Ecology - Graduate
  • Master of Science in Family & Community Services
(KS)
$20,380
22

B

Western Kentucky University - University College - Graduate(KY)
$20,394
23

B

University of Louisville - Kent School of Social Work - Graduate(KY)
$20,790
24

B

University of Alabama - School of Social Work - Graduate(AL)
$21,240
25

B

Athabasca University - Graduate Centre for Applied Psychology(AB)
$21,372
$23,772
Resident
Others
26

B-

Argosy University-Online - College of Psychology & Behavioral Sciences-Graduate(AZ)
$22,105
27

B-

Walden University - School of Psychology-Graduate(MN)
$22,335
28

B-

Southern New Hampshire University - School of Arts & Sciences - Graduate(NH)
$22,572
$22,572
$16,920
Resident
Others
Military
29

B-

University of Tennessee-Knoxville - College of Social Work - Graduate(TN)
$22,824
$59,760
Resident
Others
30

B-

West Virginia University - College of Human Resources & Education-Graduate(WV)
$23,664
31

B-

Capella University - School of Social & Behavorial Sciences-Graduate
  • Master of Science in Human Behavior
(MN)
$23,760
32

C+

Baker College Online - School of Psychology - Graduate(MI)
$23,940
33

C+

University of Wisconsin-Stout - College of Education, Health & Human Services-Graduate (WI)
$24,720
34

C+

Capella University - School of Social & Behavorial Sciences-Graduate
  • Master of Science in Psychology
(MN)
$26,190
35

C+

Indiana University - School of Social Work - Graduate(IN)
$25,200
$31,005
Resident
Others
36

C+

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$25,420
37

C+

Saint Cloud State University - Department of Educational Leadership & Community Psychology-Graduate(MN)
$25,645
38

C

Argosy University-Online - College of Psychology & Behavioral Sciences-Graduate
    (AZ)
    39

    C

    Missouri Baptist University - Division of Education-Graduate
      (MO)
      40

      C

      Northcentral University - School of Psychology - Graduate
        (AZ)
        41

        C

        Liberty University - School of Counseling-Graduate
          (VA)
          42

          C

          LeTourneau University - School of Psychology - Graduate
            (TX)
            43

            C-

            Kansas State University - College of Arts & Sciences-Graduate
              (KS)
              44

              C-

              Walden University - School of Psychology-Graduate
                (MN)
                45

                C-

                Nova Southeastern University - Center for Psychological Studies-Graduate
                  (FL)
                  46

                  C-

                  University of Massachusetts-Boston - School for Global Inclusion & Social Development - Graduate
                    (MA)
                    47

                    C-

                    Adler School of Professional Psychology - Graduate School of Professional Psychology
                      (IL)
                      48

                      D+

                      Pacific Oaks College - School of Human Development-Graduate
                        (CA)
                        49

                        D+

                        Athabasca University - Graduate Centre for Applied Psychology
                          (AB)
                          50

                          D+

                          Argosy University-Online - College of Psychology & Behavioral Sciences-Graduate
                            (AZ)
                            51

                            D+

                            Capella University - School of Social & Behavorial Sciences-Graduate
                              (MN)
                              53

                              D

                              Grand Canyon University - College of Nursing & Health Sciences-Graduate
                                (AZ)
                                54

                                D

                                Goddard College - School of Arts & Sciences-Graduate
                                  (VT)
                                  55

                                  D

                                  Seton Hall University - College of Education & Human Services - Graduate
                                    (NJ)
                                    56

                                    D

                                    Chicago School of Professional Psychology - Graduate School of Psychology
                                      (IL)
                                      57

                                      D

                                      Northcentral University - School of Marriage & Family Sciences-Graduate
                                        (AZ)
                                        58

                                        D-

                                        Humboldt State University - Department of Social Work - Gradute
                                          (CA)
                                          59

                                          D-

                                          Naropa University - School of Social Sciences-Graduate
                                            (CO)
                                            60

                                            D-

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                                              61

                                              D-

                                              Walden University - School of Counseling & Social Services-Graduate
                                                (MN)
                                                62

                                                D-

                                                Capella University - School of Social & Behavorial Sciences-Graduate
                                                  (MN)
                                                  63

                                                  F

                                                  Prescott College - School of Social Science - Graduate
                                                    (AZ)
                                                    64

                                                    F

                                                    Union Institute & University - School of Social Sciences-Graduate
                                                      (OH)
                                                      65

                                                      F

                                                      Boston University - School of Social Work-Graduate
                                                        (MA)
                                                        66

                                                        F

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                                                          Affordability rankings of the best online master's in psychology

                                                          Best Affordable Online Master's in Psychology

                                                          Looking for an online master's degree in psychology, human services or social work that ranks high on affordability and value from an accredited psychology school?
                                                           

                                                          Get Educated editors surveyed the nation to create this fact-based Best Buy Ranking of the most affordable online master's in psychology—38 online master's  degrees in psychology for under $26,000.

                                                          These online degree rankings were calculated by comparing tuition and fees at 49 regionally accredited universities in the U.S. that offer 82 online master's programs in psychology, counseling, social work, human services and the social sciences.

                                                          To appear on any Get Educated Best Buy affordability ranking list, the online degree profiled must objectively cost less than the national average cost of all the online degrees surveyed in the comprehensive data set.

                                                          Average Cost: $26,393
                                                          Most Affordable: Amberton University ~ $8,712
                                                          Most Expensive: University of Southern California ~ $96,345

                                                           

                                                          Search All Online Masters in Psychology >>

                                                           

                                                          Costs were valid at the time of collection (Fall 2014).

                                                           

                                                           

                                                          Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a Get Educated Fall 2014 review of regionally accredited online master's programs in psychology. Tuition and fees stated were valid at the time of collection and specific to the online learning program. Profiles for the online masters degree programs in our directory may reflect a slightly different cost based on different editorial update schedules.

                                                          The published cost is an estimated sticker price for the entire degree and typically reflects the most affordable online degree option. Actual costs may vary by student. Factors such as transfer credits, prerequisite courses, professional licensing and financial aid availability will affect final cost.

                                                           

                                                          Editorial Note: Online colleges do NOT pay to be included in any Get Educated online degree rankings survey. These best online college rankings are editorially independent, open to any regionally accredited or candidate college that offers a master's degree that is available at least 80 percent through online learning and that is open to enrollment by the public.
                                                           
                                                          If your online college is regionally accredited and not currently reviewed by Get Educated, please contact us for inclusion. Each online degree ranking list is calculated every two years. The next Best Affordable Online Master's Degree in Psychology rankings will be undertaken in Fall 2016.

                                                          These affordable online degree rankings may NOT be re-posted online or reprinted in any format without a license from Get Educated ®. Consumer finance bloggers and editors, contact our editors for a free custom article on the best online psychology degrees for use on your website. Our mission: Help consumers Get Educated ® about the best online colleges for cost and credibility.