Tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, personal expenses. At first, these combined costs may seem overwhelming. They don’t have to be. With some planning and the willingness to investigate different schools, scholarships, grants, and bursaries, the cost of attending college or university can be more manageable than you might think. As a starting point for your research, here are the typical tuition costs for a health psychology degree.

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 14,210 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

69% above average compared to other degrees

$ 40,902 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

104% above average compared to other degrees

$ 30,202 per year
Average private tuition in 2017

7% below average compared to other degrees

What do health psychology graduates earn?

Health psychology students make an average of $49,962 per year after graduation. This is 25% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 49,962 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 12% of degrees

N/A
% of people underpaid in 2019

0% above average compared to other degrees

Tuition costs for popular health psychology schools in the US

There are 28 schools in the US that offer a health psychology degree. The health psychology schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are University of California-San Diego, University of Connecticut and University at Buffalo. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in health psychology per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
University of California-San Diego$14,018
University of Connecticut$14,880
University at Buffalo$9,828
George Washington University$53,518
American University$46,615
University of North Carolina at Charlotte$6,832
East Carolina University$7,143
Virginia Commonwealth University$13,624
University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus$9,107
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor$27,600

Top US schools for a health psychology degree

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

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
American University29%$46,615
University of California-San Diego34%$14,018
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles36%$13,530
Jefferson College of Health Sciences39%$25,850
George Washington University41%$53,518
LeTourneau University47%$29,320
University of Connecticut48%$14,880
Faulkner University51%$20,970
Kansas Wesleyan University54%$28,980
University at Buffalo57%$9,828

Cheapest US schools for a health psychology degree

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

School NameTuition
University of North Carolina at Charlotte$6,832
East Carolina University$7,143
University of South Alabama$7,812
Virginia State University$8,726
University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus$9,107
University at Buffalo$9,828
Castleton University$11,970
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles$13,530
Virginia Commonwealth University$13,624
University of California-San Diego$14,018

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