Online University Student Body Grows

More than 3.2 million higher ed students enrolled for at least one online course in 2005, vs. 2.3 in 2004, reported the Sloan Consortium Study on Online Education. And, the online enrollments are growing at a considerably higher rate than the general student body.

Online students tend to be older than the general student body and are completing undergraduate courses.

Approximately 96% of large schools (15,000 or more students) offer online options, almost double that of smaller campuses. About 75% of large schools host full degree online programs, while one-sixth of smaller schools offer these programs.

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More than 3.2 million higher ed students enrolled for at least one online course in 2005, vs. 2.3 in 2004, reported the Sloan Consortium Study on Online Education. And, the online enrollments are growing at a considerably higher rate than the general student body.

Online students tend to be older than the general student body and are completing undergraduate courses.

Approximately 96% of large schools (15,000 or more students) offer online options, almost double that of smaller campuses. About 75% of large schools host full degree online programs, while one-sixth of smaller schools offer these programs.

Read Complete Study. 

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