Here are 250 Ivy League courses you can take online right now for free

Dhawal Shah
Feb 8, 2017 · 14 min read
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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 2017 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 platforms.

So far, they’ve created over 300 courses, of which around 250 are still active. has made a collection of all these, which you can explore below. I’ve split these courses into the following categories:

  • Computer Science
  • Business & Management
  • Humanities
  • Art & Design
  • Science
  • Health & Medicine
  • Mathematics
  • Education & Teaching
  • and Engineering

I’ve also assembled these courses on Class Central’s collection page for . This collection gets updated automatically as new courses are added. You can subscribe to receive updates by clicking the blue “follow” button there.

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on Class Central

You can also watch Quincy Larson’s .

Computer Science (28 courses)


Harvard University via edX
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Princeton University via Coursera
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Georgia Institute of Technology via Udacity
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Princeton University via Coursera
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Princeton University via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Princeton University via Coursera
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Brown University via Udacity
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Princeton University via Coursera
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Princeton University via Coursera
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Brown University via Udacity
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Brown University via Udacity
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Princeton University via Coursera
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Cornell University via edX
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Harvard University via edX


Harvard University via edX
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Columbia University via edX
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Brown University via Udacity
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Columbia University via edX
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Columbia University via edX
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Columbia University via edX
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Columbia University via edX


Columbia University via edX


Harvard University via edX


Harvard University via edX


Columbia University via edX

Humanities (44 courses)


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Yale University via Coursera
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Columbia University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Columbia University via edX
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Columbia University via edX
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Cornell University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Princeton University via Coursera
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Cornell University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Yale University via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


Yale University via Coursera


Dartmouth via edX


Harvard University via edX


Princeton University via edX


Dartmouth via edX


Harvard University via edX


Harvard University via edX


Harvard University via edX


Harvard University via edX


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera

Social Sciences (37 courses)


Harvard University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Harvard University via edX
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Yale University via Coursera
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Princeton University via Coursera
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Harvard University via edX
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Yale University via Coursera
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Harvard University via edX
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Princeton University via Coursera
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Yale University via Coursera
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Yale University via Coursera
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Harvard University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Princeton University via Coursera
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Cornell University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Cornell University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via edX


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


Princeton University via edX


Columbia University via edX

Art & Design (16 courses)


Yale University via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Yale University via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Dartmouth via edX
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Harvard University via edX


Columbia University via Kadenze


Dartmouth via edX


Princeton University via Kadenze

Science (19 courses)


Columbia University via Coursera
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Columbia University via Coursera
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Cornell University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Dartmouth via edX
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Princeton University via Coursera
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Harvard University via edX
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Cornell University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Yale University via Coursera


Harvard University via edX

Health & Medicine(19 subjects)


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Yale University via Coursera
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Harvard University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX


Columbia University via Coursera


Harvard University via edX


Harvard University via edX


Harvard University via edX


Harvard University via edX


Cornell University via edX


Yale University via Coursera

Business & Management (46 courses)


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Columbia University via Canvas Network
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Yale University via Coursera
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Yale University via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Yale University via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Columbia University via Coursera
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Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Columbia University via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Columbia University via Canvas Network
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Cornell University via edX
★★★★☆ ()


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Columbia University via Coursera
★☆☆☆☆ ()


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
★★★☆☆ ()


Columbia University via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


Columbia University via Coursera


Harvard University via edX


University of Pennsylvania via edX


Harvard University via edX


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


Columbia University via Coursera


Columbia University via Coursera


Columbia University via Canvas Network
★★★★★ ()


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera

Mathematics (8 courses)


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Harvard University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Harvard University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Princeton University via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera

Education & Teaching (14 courses)


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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Harvard University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


Harvard University via edX


Harvard University via edX


University of Pennsylvania via edX


Columbia University via edX


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera

Engineering (13 courses)


Dartmouth via edX
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Cornell University via edX
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Princeton University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
★★★★☆ ()


Columbia University via Coursera
★★★★★ ()


Harvard University via edX
★★★★★ ()


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
★★★★☆ ()


Cornell University via edX
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
★★☆☆☆ ()


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
★★☆☆☆ ()


University of Pennsylvania via Coursera
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University of Pennsylvania via Coursera


Columbia University via edX

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