2017 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Counseling Psychology Degrees

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This list of online colleges offering counseling psychology degrees includes options at the associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. All 16 online colleges on this list offer counseling psychology degrees for under $22,000 per year. The most affordable school on this list, Aspen University, offers both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree at a starting annual tuition of only $3,800.

All schools considered for this ranking offer fully online counseling psychology degrees at the bachelor's level or higher. Those interested can find more detailed information on these most affordable counseling psychology schools below or read our full methodology.

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Rank College Annual Tuition Counseling Psychology Degree Levels Offered
#1 #1 Aspen University Annual Tuition $3,800 Counseling Psychology Degrees: Bachelor's and Master's
#2 #2 University of West Alabama Annual Tuition $7,293 Counseling Psychology Degrees: Master's
#3 #3 Grand Canyon University Annual Tuition $7,606 Counseling Psychology Degrees: Master's
#4 #4 Adler Graduate School Annual Tuition $7,617 Counseling Psychology Degrees: Master's
#5 #5 University of Valley Forge Annual Tuition $7,800 Counseling Psychology Degrees: Bachelor's
#6 #6 Toccoa Falls College Annual Tuition $9,760 Counseling Psychology Degrees: Bachelor's
#7 #7 Liberty University Online Annual Tuition $11,700 Counseling Psychology Degrees: Associate and Bachelor's
#8 #8 Regent University Online Annual Tuition $11,850 Counseling Psychology Degrees: Bachelor's and Master's
#9 #9 New England College Annual Tuition $12,150 Counseling Psychology Degrees: Bachelor's
#10 #10 Midway University Annual Tuition $12,450 Counseling Psychology Degrees: Bachelor's
#11 #11 Notre Dame College Annual Tuition $13,500 Counseling Psychology Degrees: Bachelor's
#12 #12 George Washington University Annual Tuition $15,360 Counseling Psychology Degrees: Master's
#13 #13 Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Annual Tuition $15,930 Counseling Psychology Degrees: Master's
#14 #14 Southwestern Assemblies of God University Annual Tuition $17,250 Counseling Psychology Degrees: Master's
#15 #15 University of the Southwest Annual Tuition $17,970 Counseling Psychology Degrees: Master's
#16 #16 California Baptist University Annual Tuition $21,080 Counseling Psychology Degrees: Master's
  • Annual Tuition: $3,800
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: DEAC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Addiction Counseling and Families; Advanced Counseling Skills; Clinical Supervision; Families and Health; Medical Terminology; Pharmacology
  • Annual Tuition: $7,293
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Techniques in Family Counseling; Personality Assessment; Psychological Tests and Measurements; Psychology of Emotion; The Diagnostic Process for Mental Disorders; The Therapeutic Relationship
  • Annual Tuition: $7,606
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 55%
  • Example Classes:
    Counseling Theories; Development Through Childhood and Adolescence; Developmental Disabilities; Diagnostics, Assessment, and Treatment; Human Sexuality, Aging, and Long-Term Care; Psychopathology and Counseling
  • Annual Tuition: $7,617
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Not Provided
  • Example Classes:
    Clinical Assessment; Comparative Theories; Developmental Psychology; Psychodynamics of Psychopathology; Psychopharmacology; Systems of Family Therapy
  • Annual Tuition: $7,800
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Example Classes:
    Biological Psychology; Crisis Counseling; Grief, Death and Dying; Legal and Ethical Issues in Counseling; Life Formation; Psychometrics

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $9,760
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 49%
  • Example Classes:
    Christ Centered Counseling; Counseling Skills; Crisis & Trauma Therapy; Developmental Psychology; Personality Theories; Tests & Measurements

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $11,700
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 22%
  • Example Classes:
    Behavior Modification; Christian Counseling for Women; Psychology of Personality; Statistics for the Social Sciences; Statistics in Psychology; Survey of Biblical Literature
  • Annual Tuition: $11,850
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Example Classes:
    Career & Lifestyle Development; Community & Crisis Counseling; Marital and Couple Therapy; Marriage & Relationship Counseling; Psychopathology & Diagnosis; Survey of Christianity
  • Annual Tuition: $12,150
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 90%
  • Example Classes:
    History of Political Thought; Human Development II: Adulthood and Aging; Interpersonal Relationships; Marriage and Family; One Love: Marley, Language & Learning; Overcoming Prejudice and Discrimination
  • Annual Tuition: $12,450
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and ABHES
  • Acceptance Rate: 54%
  • Example Classes:
    Forensic Psychology; Kinesic Interviewing; Personality and Adjustment; Physiological Psychology; Psychology of Gender; The Psychology Profession

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $13,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 90%
  • Example Classes:
    Behavioral Science Statistics; Biopsychology; Group Dynamics and the Problem Solving Process; Learning and Memory; Psychology of Family Systems; Sport Psychology
  • Annual Tuition: $15,360
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 33%
  • Example Classes:
    Counseling Interview Skills; Disability Management and Psychosocial Rehabilitation; Group Counseling; Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disabilities; Social and Cultural Dimensions of Counseling
  • Annual Tuition: $15,930
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 87%
  • Example Classes:
    Appraisal Techniques in the Helping Professions; Counseling and Consultation Theories; Group Processes; Multicultural Counseling; Organization and Development of Programs in the Helping Professions; Supervised Counseling Practice

Online Master's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $17,250
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 35%
  • Example Classes:
    Counseling in a Pluralistic Society; Crisis Intervention; Integrative Issues in the Behavioral Sciences; Personal Lifestyle and Career Development; Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences; Tests and Assessment

Online Master's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $17,970
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCACSTHLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Culturally Diverse/Special Needs Pops; Educational Leadership and Supervision; Exceptional Pops in Regular Classrooms; Instructional Strategies; Learning & Human Development; Theories of Curriculum Development

Online Master's Degrees (1)

  • Annual Tuition: $21,080
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Acceptance Rate: 79%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Psychopathology; Human Growth and Development; Human Sexuality; MFT Counseling Theory; Professional Ethics and Counseling; Psychodiagnostics

Online Master's Degrees (1)

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