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Udacity offers 50% tuition reimbursement for all Nanodegrees

To get half back, the Nanodegree must be completed within 12 months of enrolling.

July has shaped up to be a big month already for Udacity. Last week it was announced that any students who completes a Nanodegree within one year’s time will be eligible for a 50% tuition reimbursement. According to Udacity, the average time of completion for a Nanodegree is around 6 to 12 months. At a cost of $200 a month, there is now even more incentive to dig in and complete the program.

Back in May Udacity offered this same deal for a few days to promote its Android Nanodegree program which was announced at this year’s Google I/O.

If that wasn’t enough, Udacity quietly rolled out a new “Teams” feature on Thursday that will allow students to collaborate using the Layer communications stack. It is currently only available to the new Front-End Nanodegree cohort, so check back soon for more details.

In a recent Forbes article founder Sebastian Thrun noted that their completion rate went from a dismal 3% for free courses to an impresive 92% for a paid degree program that offers mentorship and enhanced student engagement.

There are currently 6 Nanodegree programs boasting approximately 8600 registered students:

Introduction to Programming
Full-Stack Developer
Front-End Web Developer
Android Developer
Data Analyst
IOS Developer

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Bobby has successfully utilized MOOCs in his professional career twice, transitioning from the service industry to IT support and then again to Development. He now works full time as an edtech consultant and contractor helping students from all over the world learn React and JavaScript.

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