August 10, 2012

1 Million Online Students at Coursera, Free Online Education

1 Million online students at Coursera, in 8 months.

Coursera student demographics


This is online education at Internet scale. The courses are online and free.

Coursera’s website has a nice interactive chart showing the student demographics, % of students from each country.

The list of Universities offering online courses through Coursera range from CalTech to Stanford to University of Washington.

Udacity is another company offering high quality free online education.

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