Online Education: Is It Right For You? [Infographic]

The popularity of online education is growing at a steady clip. Whether it’s due to the weak economy, quality of online tools, or the price difference… online schools can’t (and shouldn’t) be ignored. Heck, Bill Gates thinks online education tools like Khan Academy are the wave of the future.

But are they? Is an online degree worth the tremendous time and effort? Do online students have the same retention as students attending the standard brick-and-mortar schools? An insightful new infographic from Online PhD Programs shines a light onto some of the lesser-known statistics about online schooling while focusing on the current state of online schools.

Whether you’re deciding to pursue an online degree or just curious, I hope this infographic shows you some new facts and figures you may not have known. Enjoy!

Via: Online PhD Programs Blog

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  3. Joe Smith

    November 27, 2012 at 11:24 am

    This presents a great snapshot of the current situation and showcases some of the fantastic benefits such as cost and accessibility, but also highlights that we are not quite there in terms of acceptance at the highest level. However with tuition fee increases, a challenging job market and youth unemployment it is only inevitable that the proportion of online degrees, and therefore the acceptance of them, will rise

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