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Must-Know Online Phd Statistics [Recent Analysis]

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"The number of students enrolled in distance education programs (including online PhD programs) reached 6.9 million in 2018."

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"There are over 200 online PhD programs in the United States."

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"33.5% of all distance education students in the U.S are taking online graduate-level courses."

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"74% of students in the online PhD programs are 25 years old or older."

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"Women make up 62.7% of online PhD students."

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"The average completion time for an online PhD program is 4-7 years."

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"In 2018, 37% of online PhD students were employed in the private sector, 36% in education, and 27% in government or non-profit organizations."

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"Students who completed their PhD online have a median salary of $70,000."

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"More than 30% of online PhD students received some form of financial aid."

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"58% of online PhD programs can be completed entirely through online coursework."

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"The average acceptance rate for online PhD programs is 46%."

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"The completion rate for online PhD programs is approximately 75%."

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"PhD graduates who completed their degree online are 42% more likely to be employed in higher education."

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"The average tuition cost for online PhD programs is around $15,000-$25,000 per year."

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"Only around 25% of students enrolled in online PhD programs are international."

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"The completion rate for online PhD students in part-time programs is 31% lower than full-time online PhD students."

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"The number of full-time online PhD students increased by 69.8% between 2012 and 2018."

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