Best Affordable Online Psychology Degrees get ranking seal


An online bachelor’s in psychology is a solid degree choice but it can come with a scary price tag—as high as $125,248! With the average salary of graduates around $57,000 and student loan debt soaring, it pays to do your research before choosing an online psychology degree.

GetEducated compared 167 psychology bachelor’s programs from 127 regionally accredited online schools to create this ranking. Below is our editorially independent list of the 69 Best Buys for an affordable online psychology degree. All degrees cost less than $52,000.

Average Cost (In-state): $51,596.58
Least Expensive: University of Florida ~$15,501.60
Most Expensive: Endicott College ~$125,248.00

Our data-driven research creates a truly reliable system of scientific rankings. There’s no fancy formulas here. We meticulously calculate total full-time tuition—including any fees—for the most accurate total cost. Our rankings cannot be bought, and therefore factually showcase the cheapest online bachelor’s in psychology. The online psychology degrees listed above the gray dividing line are official 2017 “Best Buys” and cost less than the national average.
 

Most Affordable Online Psychology Degrees

 
 


Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Fall 2016 review of regionally accredited online bachelor's in psychology programs. Total cost includes full-time tuition and fees and was valid at the time of collection and specific to the online learning program. School profiles for the online bachelor’s 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 online degree including fees. 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 schools do NOT pay to be included in any GetEducated online degree ranking. These rankings are editorially independent, open to any regionally accredited or candidate college that offers a bachelor'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 GetEducated, please contact us for inclusion. Each ranking list is calculated every two years. The next survey to identify the cheapest online bachelor’s degree in psychology will be undertaken in Fall 2018.

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RANKSCHOOL / DEGREESTATEPRICENOTE
1

University of Florida(FL)
$15,501.60
$66,314.40
In-State
Out-of-State
2

University of Central Florida(FL)
$21,502.80
$46,063.20
In-State
Out-of-State
3

University of Wyoming(WY)
$22,680.00
$67,320.00
In-State
Out-of-State
4

University of Houston-Victoria(TX)
$23,286.56
$72,246.56
In-State
Out-of-State
5

Florida International University(FL)
$25,525.20
$39,572.40
In-State
Out-of-State
6

Thomas Edison State University - Heavin School of Arts & Sciences - Undergraduate(NJ)
$25,723.00
$37,731.00
In-State/Military
Out-of-State
7

Fort Hays State University(KS)
$25,747.76
All Students
8

Fort Valley State University(GA)
$25,825.00
All Students
9

University of the Cumberlands(KY)
$26,672.00
All Students
10

Central Washington University(WA)
$26,844.00
$82,056.00
In-State
Out-of-State
11

Utah State University(UT)
$27,462.32
$37,200.00
In-State
Out-of-State
12

Louisiana State University-Alexandria(LA)
$29,928.00
All Students
13

Western International University (no longer accepting students)(AZ)
$30,000.00
All Students
13

York College(NE)
$30,000.00
All Students
15

Western New Mexico University(NM)
$30,176.40
$64,646.40
In-State
Out-of-State
16

University of Maine at Presque Isle(ME)
$31,200.00
$45,720.00
In-State
Out-of-State
17

Peru State College(NE)
$31,265.00
All Students
18

Chadron State College(NE)
$31,643.28
All Students
19

McNeese State University(LA)
$31,697.84
$75,997.84
In-State
Out-of-State
20

Southeast Missouri State University(MO)
$31,800.00
All Students
21

Arkansas Tech University(AR)
$32,400.00
$58,680.00
In-State
Out-of-State
22

Indiana State University(IN)
$34,184.00
$43,072.00
In-State
Out-of-State
23

Waldorf University(IA)
$34,345.00
$30,145.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
24

American Public University - School of Arts & Humanities-Undergraduate(WV)
$34,670.00
$32,250.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
25

Columbia College - Undergraduate Department of Psychology and Sociology(MO)
$34,875.00
$30,075.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
26

Lynn University(FL)
$35,500.00
All Students
27

Missouri State University(MO)
$35,625.00
All Students
28

University of Maryland-University College(MD)
$35,930.00
$61,730.00
$30,050.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
29

Granite State College(NH)
$37,000.00
$41,200.00
$31,000.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
30

Northwestern State University of Louisiana(LA)
$38,400.00
All Students
30

Southern New Hampshire University(NH)
$38,400.00
$27,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
32

University of West Alabama(AL)
$39,455.00
All Students
33

Rivier University(NH)
$39,930.00
All Students
34

Troy University(AL)
$40,560.00
$30,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
35

Old Dominion University(VA)
$41,472.00
$45,072.00
In-State
Out-of-State
36

Truett-McConnell College(GA)
$42,425.00
All Students
37

Wilmington University(DE)
$42,780.00
$30,300.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
38

Johnson State College(VT)
$42,816.00
All Students
39

University of North Dakota(ND)
$43,380.00
All Students
40

Oregon Institute of Technology(OR)
$44,460.00
All Students
41

Baker College(MI)
$45,000.00
$29,700.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
42

University of Massachusetts-Lowell - College of Fine Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences - Undergraduate(MA)
$45,240.00
All Students
43

University of Charleston(WV)
$45,600.00
All Students
44

Blue Mountain College(MS)
$45,720.00
All Students
45

Missouri Valley College(MO)
$46,400.00
All Students
46

Bethel College-Indiana(IN)
$46,800.00
All Students
47

Liberty University(VA)
$46,900.00
$30,100.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
48

Park University(MO)
$46,995.00
$30,075.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
49

Avila University(MO)
$47,149.00
All Students
50

Fisher College(MA)
$47,239.00
All Students
51

Indiana Institute of Technology(IN)
$47,570.00
All Students
52

Park University(MO)
$47,777.00
$30,575.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
53

University of Massachusetts-Amherst - Undergraduate University Without Walls(MA)
$47,970.00
All Students
54

Bay Path University(MA)
$48,000.00
$42,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
54

University of Louisiana at Monroe(LA)
$48,000.00
All Students
56

Touro University Worldwide(CA)
$48,200.00
All Students
57

Belhaven University(MS)
$48,260.00
$34,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
58

Chaminade University of Honolulu(HI)
$48,325.00
$35,125.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
59

Trinity International University - Illinois(IL)
$48,400.00
All Students
60

New England College(NH)
$48,600.00
$22,500.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
60

Point University(GA)
$48,600.00
All Students
60

Eastern Kentucky University(KY)
$48,600.00
All Students
63

University of Memphis(TN)
$49,440.00
$56,160.00
In-State
Out-of-State
64

Regent University(VA)
$49,612.00
$32,212.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
65

Southeastern University(FL)
$50,080.00
All Students
66

Montreat College(NC)
$50,110.00
All Students
67

Central Michigan University(MI)
$50,220.00
$35,960.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
68

Oregon State University(OR)
$50,750.00
All Students
69

Azusa Pacific University(CA)
$51,000.00
All Students

McKendree University(IL)
$51,600.00
$30,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Upper Iowa University(IA)
$51,665.00
$30,065.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Limestone College(SC)
$51,785.00
$28,415.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Lincoln Christian University(IL)
$52,180.00
All Students

Northcentral University - School of Psychology - Undergraduate(AZ)
$52,290.00
All Students

Roger Williams University(RI)
$52,450.00
All Students

University of Northwestern St. Paul(MN)
$52,500.00
All Students

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology(CA)
$52,515.00
All Students

Northwest University(WA)
$52,800.00
All Students

Tiffin University(OH)
$53,240.00
All Students

Concordia University-Saint Paul(MN)
$53,760.00
$32,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Notre Dame College(OH)
$54,000.00
$30,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

LeTourneau University(TX)
$54,100.00
All Students

San Diego Christian College(CA)
$54,436.00
All Students

Mid-America Christian University(OK)
$54,570.00
All Students

Corban University(OR)
$54,630.00
All Students

Lakeland University(WI)
$55,800.00
All Students

Campbell University(NC)
$55,840.00
$39,100.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Central Christian College of Kansas(KS)
$56,000.00
All Students

Midway University(KY)
$56,400.00
All Students

Saint Leo University(FL)
$56,400.00
$30,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Regis University(CO)
$56,400.00
All Students

Lesley University(MA)
$56,795.00
All Students

Pennsylvania State University(PA)
$56,880.00
All Students

Palm Beach Atlantic University(FL)
$57,000.00
All Students

DeSales University(PA)
$57,000.00
All Students

Mary Baldwin University(VA)
$57,794.00
All Students

Grand Canyon University(AZ)
$59,950.00
$33,550.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Arizona State University(AZ)
$60,000.00
All Students

University of Colorado Denver(CO)
$60,040.00
All Students

University of Arizona(AZ)
$60,270.00
All Students

Northeastern University(MA)
$60,480.00
All Students

Walden University(MN)
$60,825.00
All Students

Southwestern College - Kansas(KS)
$60,940.00
$35,520.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Franklin University(OH)
$61,346.00
$31,090.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Union Institute & University(OH)
$61,552.00
$30,352.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Excelsior College(NY)
$61,695.00
$30,130.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Florida Institute of Technology(FL)
$61,710.00
$30,250.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Ottawa University(KS)
$61,835.00
$31,455.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

University of the Incarnate Word(TX)
$61,890.00
$30,090.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College(IN)
$62,100.00
$31,350.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Florida National University(FL)
$64,120.00
All Students

National University(CA)
$65,260.00
All Students

Colorado Christian University(CO)
$66,960.00
$34,200.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Thomas University(GA)
$67,934.60
$34,175.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Post University(CT)
$68,400.00
All Students

Capella University(MN)
$68,160.00
All Students

City University of Seattle(WA)
$70,290.00
All Students

Kaplan University(IA)
$71,205.00
$29,700.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Judson College(AL)
$71,529.50
All Students

Mercy College(NY)
$73,568.00
All Students

Southwestern Assemblies of God University(TX)
$75,650.00
All Students

Marist College(NY)
$78,000.00
$58,500.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

University of Great Falls(MT)
$98,128.00
All Students

Dallas Baptist University(TX)
$101,520.00
All Students

Duquesne University(PA)
$101,739.00
All Students

Roosevelt University(IL)
$113,476.00
All Students

Nova Southeastern University(FL)
$118,692.00
All Students

Endicott College(MA)
$125,248.00
All Students
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