Seven years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 900 schools around the world have created thousands of free online courses, popularly known as Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs.

I’ve compiled this list of 650 such free online courses that you can start this summer. For this, I leveraged Class Central’s database of over 11,000 online courses. I’ve also included each course’s average rating.


Seven years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 850 schools around the world have created thousands of free online courses, popularly known as Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs.

I’ve compiled this list of 550 such free online courses that you can start in March. For this, I leveraged Class Central’s database of over 11,000 online courses. I’ve also included each course’s average rating.


Seven years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 850 schools around the world have created thousands of free online courses, popularly known as Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs.

I’ve compiled this list of 550 such free online courses that you can start in March. For this, I leveraged Class Central’s database of over 11,000 online courses. I’ve also included each course’s average rating.


Seven years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 850 schools around the world have created thousands of free online courses, popularly known as Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs.

I’ve compiled this list of 560 such free online courses that you can start in February. For this, I leveraged Class Central’s database of over 11,000 online courses. I’ve also included each course’s average rating.


The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Indian Institutes of Science (IISc) are some of India’s most prestigious institutes of higher learning. They are also the toughest to get into.

Every year, over 1 million students sit for entrance exams to be admitted to one of the 23 IITs. Just 10,000 will ultimately be granted a spot — an admission rate of less than 1%.

Luckily for us, both the IITs and the IISc release hundreds of free courses every fall and spring through their massive open online course (MOOC) platform, the National Programme for Technology Enhanced Learning, or…


The 8 Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia Universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.

All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the U.S. News and World Report national university rankings.

These Ivy League schools are also highly selective and extremely hard to get into. But the good news is that all these universities now offer free online courses across multiple online course platforms. These courses are know as MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses.

So far, they’ve created around 500 courses, of…


Seven years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 850 schools around the world have created thousands of free online courses, popularly known as Massive Open Online Courses or MOOCs.

I’ve compiled this list of 720 such free online courses that you can start this month. For this, I leveraged Class Central’s database of over 11,000 courses. I’ve also included each course’s average rating.


Free online courses — also called Massive Open Online Courses — have quite a year.

It’s been seven years since these courses rose to prominence, when a few Stanford professors decided to offer their courses online free. Since then over over 900 universities have launched over 11,000 courses.

And in its seven years these Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) have achieved new milestone: 100+ million learners!

And I’ve been keeping track of these courses the entire time over at Class Central, ever since they rose to prominence. Class Central is a search engine, discovery platform, and review site for MOOCs…


Seven years ago, universities like MIT and Stanford first opened up free online courses to the public. Today, more than 850 schools around the world have created thousands of free online courses.

I’ve compiled this list of 670 such free online courses that you can start this month. For this, I leveraged Class Central’s database of over 10,000 courses. I’ve also included each course’s average rating.


If you haven’t heard, universities around the world 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 seven years or so, over 800 universities have created around 10,000 of these MOOCs. And I’ve been keeping track of these MOOCs the entire time over at Class Central, ever since they rose to prominence.

Dhawal Shah

Founder of www.classcentral.com — The most popular online course search engine

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