Free Online Courses From the University of Washington

Free Online Courses From the
University of Washington

The University of Washington has been a leader in online education for more than a decade, delivering courses and programs over the Internet since 2001. Part of that legacy of leadership includes offering a selection of online courses for free to anyone who wants to expand their world through higher education.

The UW currently provides free online courses through a variety of services. These include classes accessible via the UW Professional & Continuing Education website and courses available through Coursera and edX, two of the largest providers of massive online open courses, or MOOCs.
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UW on edX
EdX offers interactive online classes from some of the world’s top institutions. Each course starts on a set date and runs for a specific number of weeks; advance registration is required to participate.
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Free UW Online Courses
From the ancient legends of Greek and Roman mythology to the fundamentals of project management and the complexities of human personality, these free, self-paced courses cover an array of topics. Start a course at any time and explore something new.
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UW on Coursera
The UW has partnered with Coursera, a leading education platform, to offer free online courses that anyone can take no matter where they are. These courses, featuring top university faculty and instructors, run on a set 10-week schedule and have varying requirements for participation.
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The UW offers a wide variety of engaging online courses, allowing you to explore a passion, update your professional skills or satisfy a prerequisite for a degree program. You’ll learn from top instructors and enjoy a challenging curriculum tailored for online students. Course credit options and costs vary depending on the program.


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