Online PhD Programs in Psychology That Charge the Least Tuition

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The median tuition charged by colleges and universities across the nation that offer online PhD in psychology programs is $11,516 yearly. The median tuition has increased by 41.3% in recent years. The annual median tuition at these online schools in 2007 was $8,148.

The range of tuition at colleges offering online psychology programs at the doctoral level is shown in the following chart. Tuition is shown from the most to least expensive colleges and universities.

Tuition Level Number of Schools
Cheapest 8
Low cost 8
Average cost 8
Most expensive 16

Tuition of more than $19,200 per annum is charged by the most expensive online PhD in psychology colleges. On the other hand, the cheapest colleges have yearly tuition costs ranging from $3,763 to $5,406. Colorado, New York, Oklahoma, Utah, and Virginia are home to the lowest cost accredited online psychology PhD schools.

  • Doctor of Psychology in Leadership Psychology
  • PhD in Industrial Organizational Psychology
  • PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • PhD in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology
  • Doctor of Psychology in Leadership Psychology – Public Sector
  • Doctor of Psychology in Leadership Psychology – Business
  • Doctor of Psychology – Educational Leadership
  • Doctor of Psychology – Criminology and Justice Studies
  • PhD in Educational Psychology – Research and Evaluation

Of all psychology graduates with doctoral degree programs from online colleges across the country, approximately 19% graduated from these low tuition programs in 2011. This represents 129,559 of the 675,291 graduates in the nation. Between 2006 and 2011, the percentage of psychology graduates with doctoral degree programs from the lowest cost online colleges has decreased, while the number of graduates has increased by 14,563 graduates yearly.

Other somewhat more expensive cost online psychology doctorate program schools charge students tuition ranging from $5,652 to $7,900 yearly. Of the 40 online colleges and universities with doctorate programs in psychology programs in the nation, 8 offer programs with tuition in this range.

In 2011, 30.7%, or 207,588 of the country’s psychology doctoral level graduates received their certificates from these cheap online programs. In 2006, which was only 5 years earlier, only 150,238 students graduated from these colleges. This represents a 38% increase in the number of graduates from these affordable online schools.

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1. Old Dominion University Norfolk, Virginia $3,763 $14,155
2. Utah State University Logan, Utah $4,047 $13,031
3. Oklahoma State University Stillwater, Oklahoma $4,103 $14,925
4. Graduate School and University Center New York, New York $4,600 $9,960
5. University of Northern Colorado Greeley, Colorado $4,680 $15,864
6. University of Nevada Reno, Nevada $5,063 $18,353
7. Colorado State University Fort Collins, Colorado $5,256 $21,366
8. West Virginia University Morgantown, West Virginia $5,406 $17,002
9. University of North Dakota Grand Forks, North Dakota $5,652 $15,091
10. Kansas State University Manhattan, Kansas $6,672 $17,700
11. Auburn University Auburn, Alabama $7,008 $21,024
12. Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, Michigan $7,148 $21,053
13. University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri $7,368 $19,383
14. Ball State University Muncie, Indiana $7,508 $20,960
15. Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona $7,793 $20,257
16. University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, Alabama $7,900 $20,500
17. Washington State University Pullman, Washington $8,080 $19,122
18. University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio $8,493 $23,016
19. University of Illinois Champaign, Illinois $10,386 $24,528
20. Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan $11,152 $29,108

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