Online Bachelors Degree Programs in Physics With the Lowest Tuition

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A median tuition of $13,896 annually is charged by schools around the country offering online bachelors degree in physics programs. The median tuition has increased, over the past few years, by 28.1%. In 2007, the annual median tuition was $10,849 at these online schools.

Below, the chart displays the tuition range for colleges offering online physics programs at the bachelors level from highest to lowest cost:

Tuition Level Number of Schools
Cheapest 2
Low cost 2
Average cost 2
Most expensive 2

At the high end, schools with online bachelors degree in physics programs charge students more than $30,016 in tuition yearly. But, tuition at the cheapest colleges and universities is in the range of $3,696 to $5,461 per year. Georgia and Mississippi are home to the lowest cost accredited online physics bachelors degree schools.

  • Bachelor of Science in Physics
  • Bachelor of Science in General Studies – Physics
  • Bachelor of Arts in General Studies – Physics

Approximately 20% of physics graduates with bachelors degrees from online schools around the US graduated from these low tuition programs in 2011. Therefore, of the 118,979 graduates from around the US, 23,715 are from the least costly schools. Between 2006 and 2011, the number of physics graduates with bachelors degrees from the least expensive online schools has increased by 3,104 graduates per year, while the percentage of graduates from these schools has also increased.

Other somewhat more expensive cost online physics bachelors degree colleges and universities charge students tuition ranging from $8,356 to $11,152 yearly. Tuition in this range is charged by 2 of the 8 online colleges that offer bachelors degrees in physics programs in the country.

In 2011, 61.5% of the country’s physics bachelors level graduates received their certificates from these cheap online programs. This represents 73,147 students. In 2006, which was a short 5 years earlier, the number of graduates from these colleges and universities was only 69,176 students. This represents a 6% increase in the number of graduates from these affordable online schools.

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1. University of West Georgia Carrollton, Georgia $3,696 $13,272
2. Mississippi State University Mississippi State, Mississippi $5,461 $13,801
3. University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia $8,356 $30,630
4. Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan $11,152 $29,108
5. University of the Cumberlands Williamsburg, Kentucky $16,640 $16,640
6. Bethel University St. Paul, Minnesota $27,950 $27,950
7. Hamline University St. Paul, Minnesota $30,016 $30,016
8. Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, Illinois $31,362 $31,362

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