2020 Most Affordable Online Master's in Philosophy Degrees

By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020
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By the OnlineU team | Updated 3/13/2020

This list highlights 5 schools, all of which offer affordable online master's in philosophy programs. Holy Apostles, ranked #1, offers an online Master of Arts in Philosophy with concentrations in Ethics and History of Philosophy. Tuition for this program is for only $6,480 per year. Ranked #2, Auburn University at Montgomery offers a Master of Liberal Arts - Philosophy at a tuition rate of $6,750 annually.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our rankings of the most affordable online bachelor's in philosophy degrees. View our methodology or learn more about OnlineU.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 $6,480
# 2 #2 $6,750
# 3 #3 $20,300
# 4 #4 $21,708
# 5 #5 $29,232
#1
#1

Holy Apostles

Cromwell (CT)
Annual Tuition: $6,480
Annual Tuition: $6,480
Annual Tuition: $6,480
  • Online Degrees: 6
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 60%
  • Graduation Rate: 50%
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 123
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 325
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Phone #: (860) 632-3010

Example Classes: Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, Logic and Epistemology, Philosophical Anthropology, Philosophy of Nature and Metaphysics, The True, the False, the Lie and the Fake

#2
#2
Annual Tuition: $6,750
Annual Tuition: $6,750
Annual Tuition: $6,750
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 96%
  • Graduation Rate: 34%
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Average SATs: 990 -1140
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 371
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 239
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Phone #: (334) 244-3000

Example Classes: C.S. Lewis and Philosophy, God & Morality, Inklings: Literary Friendship, Fantasy and Philosophy, Issues in Bioethics, Moral Theory, Philosophical Theology

#3
#3

John F. Kennedy University

Pleasant Hill (CA) (and 2 others)
Annual Tuition: $20,300
Annual Tuition: $20,300
Annual Tuition: $20,300
  • Online Degrees: 5
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 112
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 73
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WSCUC

Example Classes: Archetypal Mythology, Cosmology & Consciousness, Human Development and Evolution of Consciousness, Paradigms of Consciousness, Professional Identity: Life Purpose, Transpersonal Psychology

#4
#4
Annual Tuition: $21,708
Annual Tuition: $21,708
Annual Tuition: $21,708
  • Online Degrees: 2
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 1
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 109
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WSCUC
  • Phone #: (415) 575-6100

Example Classes: Love, Death, and Annihilation, Mind and Nature in German Idealism, Philosophy and Ecology: Toward a Green Metaphysics, Phenomenology, and Epistemology, Spirit and Nature, Toward an Integral Ecological Consciousness

#5
#5
Annual Tuition: $29,232
Annual Tuition: $29,232
Annual Tuition: $29,232
  • Online Degrees: 1
  • Financial Aid Recipients: 94%
  • Graduation Rate: 58%
  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Average SATs: 1000 -1180
  • Undergrad Online Enrollment: 498
  • Graduate Online Enrollment: 340
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Phone #: (856) 225-1766

Example Classes: Contemporary Moral Issues, Evil, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion, Gods and Monsters: Understanding Power, Philosophy of Social Identities, Psychology of Religious Beliefs, Values, and Symbols