Online PhD Programs in Physics That are the Cheapest

By Staff

In the nation, there are 3 online PhD in physics colleges and universities. These schools charge students a median annual tuition of $11,152. Over the past few years, the median tuition has increased. This change in tuition was approximately 32.8%. The annual median tuition was $8,400 at these online schools in 2007.

A yearly tuition of approximately $31,362 is charged by the costliest college that offers online doctoral degree program in physics programs. On the other hand, the cheapest school has a yearly tuition cost of $8,356.

In 2011, these lowest cost programs at UVA graduated approximately 37% of physics graduates with doctoral degree programs from online colleges and universities in the country. Therefore, of the 81,371 graduates in the US, 29,983 are from the least costly colleges and universities. From 2006 to 2011, the number of physics graduates with doctorate programs from the least costly programs at UVA has increased by 2,381 graduates each year. Also, the percentage of graduates from these colleges and universities has increased.

A reported 53% of the nation’s physics doctoral level graduates earned their degrees and certificates from these low tuition online programs at Michigan State University in 2011. This represents 43,164 students. Only 5 years prior, in 2006, the number of students graduating from these colleges was only 41,574. This represents a 4% increase in the number of graduates from these low tuition online programs at MSU.

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