Identifies Nation’s Best Online Psychology Degree Programs

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Colleges Receive Recognition for Value, Overall Excellence in Online Education for 2016-2017, a leading higher education information and resource provider, has identified the Best Online Psychology Programs in the nation for 2016-2017. Comparing cost, quality and student performance metrics at hundreds of colleges and universities around the country, the site determined Washburn University, Colorado Christian University, Brescia University, Lesley University and the University of Texas Permian Basin to be among the top four-year schools and East Mississippi Community College, Western Wyoming Community College, Allen County Community College, Central Texas College and Holmes Community College to be among the top two-year schools for online psychology students.

"Online psychology programs encompass all levels of learning, for students interested in earning everything from an associate to doctorate degree,” said Dan Schuessler, CEO and Founder of “Our list recognizes schools who have established online programs for psychology majors that go above and beyond to promote student success and while providing the best overall value.”

To be eligible for placement on an ranking, schools must meet several minimum requirements. Each must be an accredited, public or private not-for-profit institution and offer in-state tuition rates below $5,000 annually at two-year schools or below $25,000 annually at four-year schools. More than a dozen additional statistics are compared to score each qualifying school for final rankings, including financial aid offerings, graduation rates and more.

For complete details on data and methodology used, as well as a full ranking and scorecard for each online psychology program listed visit:

Two-year schools on the Best Online Psychology Program ranking for 2016-2017:

Allen County Community College
Alvin Community College
Amarillo College
Barstow Community College
Barton County Community College
Bunker Hill Community College
Carl Albert State College
Central Texas College
Chemeketa Community College
Citrus College
Cleveland State Community College
Coastline Community College
Cochise College
Colorado Northwestern Community College
Columbia State Community College
Dakota College at Bottineau
Diablo Valley College
East Mississippi Community College
Foothill College
Gateway Community and Technical College
Hazard Community and Technical College
Holmes Community College
Hopkinsville Community College
Iowa Central Community College
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Madisonville Community College
Mt San Jacinto Community College District
Navarro College
North Central State College
Northcentral Technical College
Northeast State Community College
Northern Virginia Community College
Northwest Mississippi Community College
Odessa College
Pellissippi State Community College
Santa Rosa Junior College
Sinclair College
Somerset Community College
Spokane Falls Community College
Thomas Nelson Community College
Truckee Meadows Community College
Tyler Junior College
West Hills College - Coalinga
West Hills College - Lemoore
West Valley College
Western Oklahoma State College
Western Wyoming Community College
Williston State College

Four-year schools on the Best Online Psychology Program ranking for 2016-2017:

Bellevue University
Brescia University
Central Washington University
Chadron State College
Chaminade University of Honolulu
Colorado Christian University
Fort Hays State University
Goodwin College
Granite State College
Indiana State University
Indiana Wesleyan University
Judson College
Lee University
Lesley University
Mercy College
Northern Arizona University
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Ohio Christian University
Oregon State University
Pennsylvania State University - Main Campus
Pennsylvania State University - Altoona
Pennsylvania State University - Brandywine
Saint Leo University
Southwestern Adventist University
Southwestern Assemblies of God University
Southwestern College
SUNY Empire State College
The University of Alabama
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Thomas University
Tiffin University
Troy University
Union College
Union Institute & University
University of Alaska Fairbanks
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
University of Cincinnati - Main Campus
University of Great Falls
University of Louisiana at Monroe
University of Maine at Augusta
University of Maryland - University College
University of Memphis
University of North Dakota
University of Northern Colorado
University of the Southwest
Utah State University
Viterbo University
Washburn University
Washington State University
Western New Mexico University

### began in 2011 to provide quality data and information about pursuing an affordable higher education. Our free community resource materials and tools span topics such as financial aid and college savings, opportunities for veterans and people with disabilities, and online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning environments that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational and career success. We have been featured by nearly 1,100 postsecondary institutions and nearly 120 government organizations.

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