Best Affordable Online Master's in Psychology get ranking seal

The 26 Best Affordable Online Master's in Psychology

An online master’s in psychology is a great investment but it can come with a hefty price tag—as high as $51,965! With the average salary of graduates just under $60,000 and student loan debt soaring, it pays to do your research before enrolling.

GetEducated compared 70 psychology master’s programs from 40 regionally accredited online schools to create this Best Buy ranking. Our rankings reveal the most affordable options in the United States—27 online master’s in psychology for under $27,000.

Average Cost (In-state): $26,804.27
Least Expensive: Angelo State University ~$12,790.20
Most Expensive: John F Kennedy University ~$51,965

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 master’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.
 

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Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Fall 2016 review of regionally accredited online master'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 master’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 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 GetEducated, please contact us for inclusion. Each ranking list is calculated every two years. The next survey to identify the cheapest online master’s in psychology programs will be undertaken in Fall 2018.

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RANKSCHOOL / DEGREESTATEPRICENOTE
1

Angelo State University(TX)
$12,790.19
$27,478.19
In-State
Out-of-State
2

Ball State University(IN)
$13,674.00
$20,142.00
In-State
Out-of-State
3

American Public University - School of Arts & Humanities-Graduate(WV)
$14,300.00
$13,325.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
4

Union College(KY)
$14,800.00
All Students
5

University of West Alabama(AL)
$15,724.00
All Students
6

University of North Dakota(ND)
$16,104.20
All Students
7

Indiana Institute of Technology(IN)
$16,385.00
All Students
8

Austin Peay State University(TN)
$17,838.10
$24,706.10
In-State
Out-of-State
9

University of Louisiana at Monroe(LA)
$18,000.00
All Students
10

Touro University Worldwide(CA)
$18,200.00
All Students
11

Tiffin University(OH)
$18,500.00
All Students
12

Grand Canyon University(AZ)
$19,290.00
$15,690.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
13

Avila University(MO)
$20,165.00
All Students
14

Azusa Pacific University(CA)
$21,600.00
All Students
15

LeTourneau University(TX)
$22,290.00
All Students
16

National University(CA)
$22,564.00
All Students
17

Southern New Hampshire University(NH)
$22,722.00
$17,070.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
18

Nova Southeastern University(FL)
$22,750.00
All Students
19

University of Houston-Victoria(TX)
$23,310.23
$49,014.24
In-State
Out-of-State
20

Franklin University(OH)
$23,377.00
All Students
21

Capella University(MN)
$25,250.00
All Students
22

Baker College(MI)
$25,650.00
$13,908.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
23

Walden University(MN)
$25,875.00
All Students
24

National University(CA)
$26,308.00
All Students
25

Regent University(VA)
$26,350.00
All Students
26

Saint Cloud State University(MN)
$26,534.24
All Students

Nova Southeastern University(FL)
$26,980.00
All Students

Colorado State University(CO)
$27,194.00
All Students

National-Louis University(IL)
$27,304.00
All Students

Northcentral University - School of Psychology - Graduate(AZ)
$27,522.00
All Students

Capella University(MN)
$27,675.00
All Students

William James College(MA)
$28,050.00
All Students

Kansas State University(KS)
$28,500.00
All Students

Capella University(MN)
$30,100.00
All Students

Capella University(MN)
$30,600.00
All Students

Walden University(MN)
$30,870.00
All Students

Mercy College(NY)
$30,932.00
All Students

Adler University(IL)
$31,635.00
All Students

Medaille College(NY)
$32,498.00
$29,319.20
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Sacred Heart University(CT)
$32,920.00
All Students

Capella University(MN)
$37,875.00
All Students

Naropa University(CO)
$38,810.00
All Students

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology(CA)
$39,275.00
In-State/Out-Of-State

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology(CA)
$40,360.00
All Students

Golden Gate University(CA)
$40,950.00
All Students

Palo Alto University(CA)
$42,112.00
All Students

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology(CA)
$43,615.00
All Students

John F Kennedy University(CA)
$51,965.00
All Students
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7 Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
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