online university statistics

Online University Statistics

Online University Statistics Data
Total number of students who took a class online in the past 12 months 6,150,000
Percent increase in online students from 2011 – 2015 9.1 %
Total number of accredited online universities 277
Average annual tuition cost of an online university $ 15,650
Percent of online universities that are Non-Profit 71 %
Percent of online universities that have a 50% + graduation rate 38 %
Percent of online universities that have a 50% + retention rate 75 %
Percent of online universities that have a 25:1 or better student/faculty ration 97 %
Percent of online universities that have a student population larger than 20,000 19 %
Percent of US colleges that offer online bachelors degrees 34 %
Number of students enrolled in the University of Phoenix online campus 545,200
Statistic & Data References
Sources: National Center for Education
Date research was conducted: June 12th, 2016