Help EdX How to get an edX Certificate for free? Written by Pat Bowden | Last updated on December 17th, 2019 Looking for a listing of EdX courses? Browse Courses While most edX courses are available to audit (access course materials such as videos, readings, and some quiz questions) for free, you must pay if you want a certificate. Financial aid for up to 90% of the certificate fee is available for eligible students. See https://support.edx.org/hc/en-us/sections/115004147627-Financial-Assistance Class Central's Help Center represents our best effort to answer the most common questions new learners face. It may not be completely accurate in every circumstance.