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2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

There are about 4,393 students enrolled in Cognitive Science in the USA.

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popularity

Not Very Popular

Compared to national avg.

Diplomas received last year

678

Vs. National Avg.

-94%

popularity Rank

#284

cost

Very Expensive

Compared to national avg.

Median degree cost

$38K

Vs. National Avg.

58%

cost Rank

#12

salary

High Paying

Compared to national avg.

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

$53K

Vs. National Avg.

34%

salary Rank

#11

professors

Very Good

Compared to national avg.

Professor Rating

B

Vs. National Avg.

33%

professors Rank

#11

students

Very Diverse

Compared to national avg.

Diversity Rating

B-

Vs. National Avg.

15%

students Rank

#20

COGNITIVE SCIENCE DEGREES

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES

College students majoring in cognitive science are quite unique. Each subject hands out roughly 6,000 undergraduate degrees per year; last year, 2,120 students earned an undergrad degree in cognitive science, making it the United States of America's 147th most popular area of study. 479 of those students attended the University of California-San Diego, which boasts having the largest program in the USA, and 1,345 of those degrees were conferred at colleges in California.

54 schools across the country offer bachelor's degrees in cognitive science; consequently, handpicking the best college for you will potentially be hard. Compared to the typical course of study, there are 71.9% fewer institutions offering undergraduate degrees in cognitive science, making it the 263rd most widely available degree in the USA.

GRADUATE DEGREES

While 94% of degrees in cognitive science last May were undergrad degrees; 6% were postgrad degrees. Cognitive science is the 283rd most popular advanced degree in the country, with 138 degrees awarded. To put that in context, cognitive science is 95% less popular among master's & doctor's students than the average subject.

In Total, 2,258 students received a bachelor's or higher in cognitive science last year.

ONLINE COGNITIVE SCIENCE DEGREES

None of the students who were awarded bachelor's degrees or grad degrees in cognitive science last year completed their degrees fully remote. Remote programs aren't even available at any US schools. ### PARTIALLY ONLINE COGNITIVE SCIENCE DEGREES

  • Cognitive science is the 302nd most ubiquitous partially online bachelor's degree in the USA
  • Cognitive science is the 293rd most universally available partially online college degree countrywide
  • Last May, 89 people earned a bachelor's or higher in cognitive science partially online
  • The University of California-Berkeley​ awarded the most partially online four-year degrees in cognitive science in the United States of America (14)
  • California graduates more cognitive science majors partially online than any other state (41 four-year degrees awarded last May)
  • The average partially online course of study grants 1,683 annual bachelor's degrees or higher

IN-PERSON COGNITIVE SCIENCE DEGREES

  • Cognitive science is the 117th most in-demand totally in-person undergrad degree in the USA
  • Cognitive science is the 92nd most widely offered in-person bachelor's degree in the US
  • 96.65% of all undergrad degree in cognitive science are done comprehensively in-person
  • The University of California-San Diego's​ last undergraduate class contained a higher percentage of in-person cognitive science majors than any other institution in the United States (5.89%)
  • Pennsylvania houses 3 institutions offering undergraduate degrees entirely in-person in cognitive science, more than any other state
  • The typical course of study awards 1,836 advanced degrees per year entirely in-person

Top 25 Best Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

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Rating

#1 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

University of California-San Diego

La Jolla, CA | www.ucsd.edu/

37%

Acceptance

40,547

Students

#61

Ranking

$44K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#2 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

Stanford University

Stanford, CA | www.stanford.edu/

5%

Acceptance

20,961

Students

#2

Ranking

$56K

Tuition

A−

Rating

#3 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

University of California-Merced

Merced, CA | ucmerced.edu/

85%

Acceptance

9,268

Students

#516

Ranking

$44K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#4 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD | www.jhu.edu/

11%

Acceptance

34,250

Students

#4

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#5 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

Rice University

Houston, TX | www.rice.edu/

11%

Acceptance

8,005

Students

#22

Ranking

$51K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#6 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

University of California-Berkeley

Berkeley, CA | www.berkeley.edu/

17%

Acceptance

45,878

Students

#55

Ranking

$44K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#7 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA | www.upenn.edu/

9%

Acceptance

30,688

Students

#7

Ranking

$60K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#8 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

Occidental College

Los Angeles, CA | https://www.oxy.edu/

41%

Acceptance

2,104

Students

#93

Ranking

$57K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#9 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

New York University

New York, NY | www.nyu.edu/

21%

Acceptance

58,361

Students

#23

Ranking

$55K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#10 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

Tufts University

Medford, MA | https://www.tufts.edu/

16%

Acceptance

13,458

Students

#37

Ranking

$61K

Tuition

A

Rating

#11 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

University of California-Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA | www.ucsc.edu/

65%

Acceptance

20,861

Students

#223

Ranking

$44K

Tuition

A

Rating

#12 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

Indiana University-Bloomington

Bloomington, IN | www.indiana.edu/

80%

Acceptance

46,441

Students

#265

Ranking

$38K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#13 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

University of Delaware

Newark, DE | www.udel.edu/

66%

Acceptance

26,527

Students

#142

Ranking

$36K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#14 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA | www.usc.edu/

16%

Acceptance

52,376

Students

#28

Ranking

$60K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#15 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

University of California-Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA | www.ucla.edu/

14%

Acceptance

46,947

Students

#50

Ranking

$43K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#16 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA | web.mit.edu/

7%

Acceptance

12,195

Students

#1

Ranking

$53K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#17 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN | www.vanderbilt.edu/

12%

Acceptance

13,918

Students

#17

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#18 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN | https://twin-cities.umn.edu/

70%

Acceptance

63,760

Students

#159

Ranking

$33K

Tuition

A

Rating

#19 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

The University of Texas at Dallas

Richardson, TX | www.utdallas.edu/

79%

Acceptance

32,043

Students

#233

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A

Rating

#20 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, CO | www.colorado.edu/

84%

Acceptance

41,826

Students

#311

Ranking

$38K

Tuition

A

Rating

#21 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Amherst, MA | www.umass.edu/

65%

Acceptance

35,781

Students

#218

Ranking

$36K

Tuition

A

Rating

#22 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

University of Evansville

Evansville, IN | www.evansville.edu/

64%

Acceptance

2,690

Students

#367

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#23 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI | https://umich.edu/

26%

Acceptance

49,530

Students

#33

Ranking

$52K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#24 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, MO | www.wustl.edu/

16%

Acceptance

17,893

Students

#18

Ranking

$57K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#25 2023 Best Accredited Online Colleges for Cognitive Science

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY | https://www.stonybrook.edu/

49%

Acceptance

34,115

Students

#158

Ranking

$28K

Tuition

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