Tuition costs are a reality of post-secondary education, but it’s important not to be discouraged. If your top school is financially out of reach, your second or third choice may serve your future just as well. To help you find the program — and school — that’s right for you, we’ve rounded up typical tuition costs for forensic psychology degrees. Here’s the range:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 7,259 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

14% below average compared to other degrees

$ 14,689 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

27% below average compared to other degrees

$ 24,389 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

25% below average compared to other degrees

What do forensic psychology graduates earn?

Forensic psychology students make an average of $47,018 per year after graduation. This is 30% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 47,018 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 10% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular forensic psychology schools in the US

There are 50 schools in the US that offer a forensic psychology degree. The forensic psychology schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are Washington University in St Louis, George Washington University and University of Denver. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in forensic psychology per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
Washington University in St Louis$51,533
George Washington University$53,518
University of Denver$48,669
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice$7,070
University of Akron Main Campus$10,270
Montclair State University$12,455
SUNY College at Oswego$8,191
University of New Haven$38,170
Roger Williams University$33,336
Missouri State University-Springfield$7,306

Top US schools for a forensic psychology degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering forensic psychology degrees, along with their average acceptance rate and tuition costs:

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Washington University in St Louis16%$51,533
Corban University33%$31,640
University of the Southwest35%$16,200
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles36%$13,530
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice39%$7,070
George Washington University41%$53,518
St. Andrews University41%$25,874
Kentucky State University45%$8,184
University of Houston-Victoria49%$6,805
Faulkner University51%$20,970

Cheapest US schools for a forensic psychology degree

Of the schools in the US that offer a forensic psychology degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez$5,268
Universidad Ana G. Mendez-Gurabo Campus$5,820
University of Houston-Victoria$6,805
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice$7,070
University of Central Oklahoma$7,100
Missouri State University-Springfield$7,306
Kentucky State University$8,184
SUNY College at Oswego$8,191
University of North Dakota$8,447
University of Akron Main Campus$10,270

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