Online Physics Degrees That Offer the Best Tuition Rates

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Colleges and universities across the nation that offer online physics programs charge an average tuition of $15,069 per year. The average tuition has increased, over the past few years, by 7.9%. The annual average tuition at these onlineschools in 2007 was $13,961.

The range of tuition at online physics colleges is shown in the following chart. Tuition is shown from the least to most affordable colleges and universities.

Tuition Level Number of Schools
Cheapest 2
Low cost 2
Average cost 2
Most expensive 3

Tuition of more than $27,950 per year is charged by the most expensive online physics colleges. On the other hand, annual tuition charged by the cheapest schools ranges from $990 to $3,696. The most inexpensive accredited online physics schools are located in Georgia and Texas.

  • Associate of Liberal Arts and Sciences in Adolescence Education-Grade 7-12 – Teacher Education: Physics
  • Associate of Liberal Arts and Sciences in Childhood Education-Grade 1-6 – Teacher Education: Physics
  • PhD in Physics
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics
  • Master of Arts in Physics Education
  • Associate of Science in Physics
  • Bachelor of Science in General Studies – Physics
  • Bachelor of Arts in General Studies – Physics
  • Master of Science in Physics
  • Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences – Physics

A reported 10% of physics graduates from online schools around the US graduated from these affordable programs in 2011. This represents 11,924 of the 121,905 graduates in the nation. Between 2006 and 2011, the number of physics graduates from the least expensive online schools has increased by 8,687 graduates per year, while the percentage of graduates from these schools has decreased.

Tuition ranging from $5,461 to $8,356 per year is charged by other somewhat more expensive online physics schools. An estimated 2 of the 9 online schools that offer physics programs in the US charge tuition in this range.

A reported 44,700 students earned their degrees and certificates from these affordable online programs in 2011. This is 37% of the nation’s physics graduates. A short 5 years prior, in 2006, the number of students graduating from these colleges and universities was as much as 69,176. This is a 35% decrease in the number of students graduating from these reasonably priced online schools.

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1. Navarro College Corsicana, Texas $990 $2,190
2. University of West Georgia Carrollton, Georgia $3,696 $13,272
3. Mississippi State University Mississippi State, Mississippi $5,461 $13,801
4. University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia $8,356 $30,630
5. Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan $11,152 $29,108
6. University of the Cumberlands Williamsburg, Kentucky $16,640 $16,640
7. Bethel University St. Paul, Minnesota $27,950 $27,950
8. Hamline University St. Paul, Minnesota $30,016 $30,016
9. Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, Illinois $31,362 $31,362

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