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2021 Most Popular Online General Physical Sciences Schools

5 Colleges
$25,050 Avg Salary
$13,137 Avg Student Debt

General Physical Sciences is the #154 most popular major in the country with 4,527 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

There are so many programs in today's world that it can tough to figure out which one is the right one for you. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Most Popular Online General Physical Sciences Schools ranking. Our analysis looked at 5 schools in the United States to see which online programs were the most popular for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The colleges and universities below are the most popular for physical science majors pursuing an online .

#1

Western Nevada College

Carson City, NV

Our 2021 rankings named Western Nevada College the most popular online school in the United States for general physical sciences students. Located in the city of Carson City, WNC is a public college with a small student population.

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The excellent online programs at Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the best general physical sciences schools in the United States. Located in the small city of Lakewood, Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

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#3

Rio Salado College

Tempe, AZ

Out of the 5 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Rio Salado College landed the # 3 spot on the list. Located in the city of Tempe, Rio Salado College is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Allen County Community College. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Most Popular Online General Physical Sciences Schools list. Allen Community College is a small public school located in the town of Iola.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Barton County Community College. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Most Popular Online General Physical Sciences Schools list. Located in the rural area of Great Bend, Barton Community College is a public school with a small student population.

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Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

General Physical Sciences is one of 7 different types of programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Chemistry 22,156
Physics 13,927
Geological & Earth Sciences 9,522
Astronomy & Astrophysics 1,168
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 1,072

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 5 schools 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).

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