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200+ Universities Just Launched 1000+ Free Online Courses. Here’s the Full List.

In the past six months alone, 200+ universities have announced 850 free online courses. Here’s the full list.

If you haven’t heard, universities around the world are offering their courses online for free (or at least, partially free). These courses are collectively called MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses.

In the past ten years or so, over 1000 universities have created more than 20,000 such online courses. I’ve been keeping track of them this entire time here at Class Central, a search engine and reviews site for online education which has been used by 60 million learners around the world.

In the past six months alone, more than 200 universities — including Harvard, Stanford, MIT, and a few Ivy League Schools — have announced over 1000 such free online courses. I’ve compiled this list below and categorized the courses into the following subjects:

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Here’s the full list of new free online courses. Most of them are completely self-paced, so you can learn at your convenience.

Computer Science (81)

Programming (54)

Science (99)

Engineering (88)

Business (150)

Personal Development (38)

Humanities (87)

Social Sciences (89)

International (130)

Health & Medicine (91)

Education & Teaching (21)

Data Science (39)

Mathematics (32)

Art & Design (27)

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Dhawal Shah

Dhawal is the CEO of Class Central, the most popular search engine and review site for online courses and MOOCs. He has completed over a dozen MOOCs and has written over 200 articles about the MOOC space, including contributions to TechCrunch, EdSurge, Quartz, and VentureBeat.

Comments 5

  1. Ashok Bangia

    Your site is very informative! keep it up !

  2. Christopher Ngo

    Some of these courses are no longer available for enrollment from my attempts:

    Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) from University of Tasmania
    Your Body Inside and Out: Using Exercise Physiology to Slow Aging from Stanford University

    • Amit

      Should have a ‘Broken link’ button….

  3. Amit

    Dhawal my hero, you are doing God’s work. Just keep being awesome.

  4. Agustiah

    Thank you for providing such useful information, that makes it easier to learn new things!


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