2018 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Psychology Degrees

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These are the 26 most affordable online colleges and universities offering bachelor's degrees in psychology. The majority of these schools offer tuition for less than $10,000 per year, with University of the Cumberlands ranked at #1. Annual tuition at University of the Cumberlands is $6,368 for its Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Missouri Valley College and York College are both ranked 25th, with their annual tuitions for online bachelor's in psychology degrees starting at $10,500 each.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our 2018 rankings of the most affordable online master's in psychology programs. View our methodology or learn more about SR Education Group.

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Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 University of the Cumberlands Annual Tuition $6,368
#2 #2 Fort Hays State University Annual Tuition $6,613
#3 #3 The Baptist College of Florida Annual Tuition $7,200
#4 #4 Valdosta State University Annual Tuition $7,500
#5 #5 Fayetteville State University Annual Tuition $7,556
#6 #6 Fort Valley State University Annual Tuition $7,750
#7 #7 Kennesaw State University Annual Tuition $7,977
#8 #8 Clarion University Annual Tuition $8,092
#9 #9 American Public University System Annual Tuition $8,100
#10 (tie) #10 (tie) Chadron State College Annual Tuition $8,370
#10 (tie) #10 (tie) Peru State College Annual Tuition $8,370
#12 #12 University of Arkansas at Little Rock Annual Tuition $8,400
#13 #13 Missouri State University Annual Tuition $8,550
#14 #14 University of Maine at Augusta Annual Tuition $8,910
#15 #15 Columbia College Annual Tuition $9,150
#16 (tie) #16 (tie) Northwestern State University of Louisiana Annual Tuition $9,600
#16 (tie) #16 (tie) Southern New Hampshire University Online Annual Tuition $9,600
#18 #18 Utah State University Annual Tuition $9,750
#19 #19 South Dakota State University Annual Tuition $10,050
#20 #20 University of West Alabama Annual Tuition $10,075
#21 #21 Faulkner University Annual Tuition $10,230
#22 #22 Granite State College Annual Tuition $10,350
#23 #23 Eastern Oregon University Annual Tuition $10,440
#24 (tie) #24 (tie) Missouri Valley College Annual Tuition $10,500
#24 (tie) #24 (tie) York College Annual Tuition $10,500
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  • Annual Tuition: $6,368
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 68%
  • Example Classes:
    History And Systems Of Psychology; Industrial/Organizational Psych; Learning And Cognition; Psychological Testing; Psychology Of Religion; Sports Psychology

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  • Annual Tuition: $6,613
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Example Classes:
    Child and Developmental Psychology; Drugs & Behavior; Evolutionary Psychology; Forensic Psychology; Human Sexuality; Introduction to Therapeutic Skills; Perception
  • Annual Tuition: $7,200
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 52%
  • Example Classes:
    Marriage and Family; Personality Theory; Psychological Tests and Measurement; Statistics for the Social Sciences; Techniques in Counseling and Psychotherapy; Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy

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  • Annual Tuition: $7,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 50%
  • Example Classes:
    Adult Psychology and Gerontology; Human Memory; Psychology and Law; Rehabilitation Psychology; Sensation and Perception

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  • Annual Tuition: $7,556
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Example Classes:
    Advance Seminar Sex and Gender; History and Systems of Psychology; Moral Principles and Contemporary Moral Issues; Multicultural Psychology; Sensation and Perception; Theories of Learning

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  • Annual Tuition: $7,750
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 21%
  • Example Classes:
    Abnormal Psychology; Behavior Modification; Careers and Issues in Psychology; Child Psychology; History of Psychology; Personality; Psychology of Learning

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  • Annual Tuition: $7,977
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 59%
  • Example Classes:
    Cognitive Psychology; Cross-Cultural Psychology; International Psychology; Life-Span Developmental Psychology; Physiological Psychology; Psychology of Gender; Psychology of Prejudice and Privilege

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,092
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 96%
  • Example Classes:
    Abnormal Psychology; Academic Enrichment; Developmental Psychology; Intermediate Foreign Language & Cultures; Speech and Theater; Women & Gender Studies
  • Annual Tuition: $8,100
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC and DEAC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Adult Development; Crisis and Emergency Intervention; Human Sexuality; Learning and Cognition; Multicultural Issues in Human Behavior; Perception; Physiological Psychology

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,370
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Abnormal Psychology; Culture and Psychology; Developmental Psychology; Psychology of Cognitive and Learning; Social Psychology; Statistics for Psychologists
  • Annual Tuition: $8,370
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Cognitive Psychology; Experimental Psychology; Psychological Tests & Measurements; Psychology of Personality; Social Psychology

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,400
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 90%
  • Example Classes:
    Cognitive Psychology; Human Factors Psychology; Learning and Memory; Personnel Psychology; Psychology of Consumer Behavior; Sensation-Perception
  • Annual Tuition: $8,550
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Example Classes:
    Educational Psychology; Ethology; Personality Theory and Systems; Psychological Tests and Measurements; Psychophysiology of Aging; Theories of Social Psychology

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,910
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Educational Psychology; Human Rights Violation: Torture and Trauma; Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality in American Culture; Research Methods in Social Science; Social Networks
  • Annual Tuition: $9,150
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    History and Systems of Psychology; Lifespan Developmental Psychology; Neuroscience; Personality Theory; Sensation and Perception; Statistics for the Behavioral and Natural Sciences

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  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Example Classes:
    Diversity Issues in Psychology; Ethics in Psychology; Psychology of Learning; Social Psychology; Test and Measurement; Theories of Personality
  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 92%
  • Example Classes:
    Biopsychology; Cognitive Psychology; Criminal Psychology; Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence; Ethical Practice in Psychology; Forensic Psychology; Leadership and Ethics
  • Annual Tuition: $9,750
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Acceptance Rate: 97%
  • Example Classes:
    Abuse, Neglect, and the Psychological Dimensions of Intimate Violence; Behavior Assessment and Intervention; Developmental Psychology: Adolescence; Health Psychology; Multicultural Psychology; Personality Theory; Principles of Psychological Measurement and Test Theory
  • Annual Tuition: $10,050
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 92%
  • Example Classes:
    Behavior Modification; Cross Cultural Psychology; History and Systems of Psychology; Pseudoscience and Psychology; Psychological Gender Issues; Psychology of Abnormal Behavior

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  • Annual Tuition: $10,075
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Developmental Psychology; Advanced Sports Psychology; Exercise Physiology; Experimental Psychology; History and Systems; Learning and Motivation; Psychology and Sociology of Human Performance
  • Annual Tuition: $10,230
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 57%
  • Example Classes:
    Behavior Modification Theories; Physiological Psychology; Psychology of Religion and Spirituality; Research Methods; Theories of Human System Dynamics; Theories of Personality
  • Annual Tuition: $10,350
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Conducting Critical Inquiry; Social Psych, Society and the Individual or Dyn. of Family Relation; The Human Brain; Theories of Personality, Cognition and Learning or Abnormal Psych.
  • Annual Tuition: $10,440
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Acceptance Rate: 97%
  • Example Classes:
    Abnormal Psych; Clinical Intervention; Evolution & Behavior; Motivation; Neuropsychology; Sensation & Perception

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  • Annual Tuition: $10,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 46%
  • Example Classes:
    Careers in Psychology; Experimental Psychology; Forensic Psychology; Learning & Cognitive; Psychological Measurements; Special Topics in Psychology

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  • Annual Tuition: $10,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 44%
  • Example Classes:
    Adult Development and Aging; Human Growth and Development; Physiological Psychology; Psychology and Christianity; Social Psychology; Theories of Personality

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