Top Online Universities for Psychology

There are a large number of universities offering online programs in psychology. We have contacted every single one that has legitimate accreditation, and asked about the successes and failures of the programs. Here, we rank the top ten by graduation rate, and present a range of other figures that could help you decide which school to attend, including the cost of tuition and books, the admissions rate, and the total number of students attending.

School Name Graduation Rate
Admission Rate
Tuition and Fees
Books and Supplies
Total Enrollment
University of California-Los Angeles 89% --- $8,266 ($30,935) $1,598 37,476
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 88% 50% $11,037 ($33,069) $1,048 41,042
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 85% 29% $36,847 $950 11,733
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 84.5% 34% $5,397 ($22,295) $1,000 28,136
University of Maryland-College Park 81.5% --- $8,005 ($23,075) $1,025 36,014
University of California-Davis 81% --- $9,358 ($32,027) $1,590 29,796
University of California-Irvine 81% --- $8,718 ($31,387) $1,645 ---
University of California-Santa Barbara 81% 49% $9,077 ($31,746) $1,596 21,410
Pepperdine University 80.5% 35% $36,770 $1,000 7,582
Clemson University 58% 27% $9,400 ($19,824) $848 17,586

 

All figures are from the 2007-08 or 2008-09 school years. All costs are estimates provided by the schools, and out-of-state tuition fees are in brackets. Information not provided is shown with a dash.

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