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!