2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for a PhD in Counseling

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These are the top 5 affordable schools that offer online doctoral degrees in counseling. Liberty University ranks number one, offering 5 online doctoral degrees in various counseling specialties at a low annual cost of $7,140. Mississippi College comes in second with an annual tuition of $10,150 for an online Doctor of Professional Counseling. Four of the five schools on this list offer doctoral degrees that cost less than $15,000 annually, making them affordable choices for obtaining a higher degree in counseling.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our 2018 rankings of the most affordable online doctoral degrees. View our methodology or learn more about SR Education Group.

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Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 Liberty University Annual Tuition $7,140
#2 #2 Mississippi College Annual Tuition $10,150
#3 #3 Regent University Online Annual Tuition $11,050
#4 #4 Argosy University Online Annual Tuition $14,370
#5 #5 Northcentral University Annual Tuition $15,870
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  • Annual Tuition: $7,140
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and TRACS
  • Acceptance Rate: 22%
  • Example Classes:
    Acute Stress, Grief and Trauma; Assessment Techniques in Counseling; Biological Aspects of Addiction and Recovery; Career Counseling; Instruction in Counselor Education; Issues in Integration
  • Annual Tuition: $10,150
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 82%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Lifespan Developmental Processes; Evidence Based Practice: Clinical Applications of Research; Planning Consultation and Leadership; Professional Growth and Wellbeing; Professional Identity and Ethical Practice; Psychotherapy Integration

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  • Annual Tuition: $11,050
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Marriage and Family Counseling & Consultation; Advanced Practicum in Group Counseling; Advanced Practicum in Marriage And Family Counseling; Concepts of Family Systems; Counseling & Christian Thought; Counseling Children & Adolescents
  • Annual Tuition: $14,370
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Addictions Counseling; Brief Psychotherapies; Holistic Health Theory and Practice; Marriage and Family Therapy; Multicultural Issues in Counseling; Non-Western Helping and Healing
  • Annual Tuition: $15,870
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Acceptance Rate: Not Provided
  • Example Classes:
    Dynamics of Family Interaction; Early Childhood and Parenting Interventions; Families, Health, and Illness; Family Therapy with Adolescents; Loss and Bereavement; Systemic Sex Therapy

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This indicates that a school has an annual tuition of $15,000 or less as reported to the National Center for Education Statistics or based on the school's website.