Find out what it could cost you to obtain your degree in psychology.

cost of clinical psychology schoolLike purchasing a car or home, you have a choice when it comes to how much to spend on your graduate school education.

There are many affordable options for returning to school, and a wide array of clinical psychology programs that will allow you to complete your graduate education at a price and pace that is comfortable for you.

The following tuition costs to obtain a psychology degree summarize the findings of the 2014 edition of the Graduate Study in Psychology, performed by the American Psychological Association.

Median annual tuition costs to earn a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology (public institution):

  • In-state residents: $8,286
  • Non-residents: $18,046

Median annual tuition costs to earn your doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology (public institution):

  • In-state residents: $9,422
  • Non-residents: $21,606

Median annual tuition costs to earn a master’s and doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology (private institution):

  • Private institution master’s degree: $25,513
  • Private institution doctorate degree: $32,883

It is important to note that these annual tuition costs are simply averages and, depending on the school and program you choose, your costs may be lower or higher. The cost to obtain a psychology degree online may also vary by school and program.