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2021 Most Popular Online Astronomy & Astrophysics Schools

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$27,700 Avg Salary
$21,346 Avg Student Debt

In 2018-2019, 1,168 people earned a degree or certificate in astronomy and astrophysics, making the major the #244 most popular in the United States.

There are lots of options to pick from today when trying to decide which program is right for you. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Most Popular Online Astronomy & Astrophysics Schools ranking. This report analyzed 1 school in the United States offering online programs for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The following school tops our list of the Most Popular Online Astronomy & Astrophysics Colleges.

Our analysis found Pennsylvania State University - World Campus to be the most popular school for astronomy and astrophysics students who want to pursue an online degree in the United States. Penn State World Campus is a small public school located in the rural area of University Park.

Read full report on Astronomy & Astrophysics at Pennsylvania State University - World Campus

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Astronomy & Astrophysics is one of 7 different types of programs to choose from.

Majors Similar to Astronomy

Related Major Annual Graduates
Chemistry 22,156
Physics 13,927
Geological & Earth Sciences 9,522
General Physical Sciences 4,527
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 1,072

Notes and References

*These values are for the top school only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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