A shared mission and vision to expand access. 2U and edX have each built mission-driven organizations grounded in the belief that online education and greater access to the world's best nonprofit universities can change lives. 2U has committed to continuing to pursue the edX mission by, among other things, guaranteeing affordability through the continuation of a free track to audit.
Unlocking free-to-degree opportunities for learners, universities, and employers.
2U will acquire substantially all of the assets of edX—a leading nonprofit online learning platform and marketplace—for $800M in cash. Together, 2U and edX will reach over 50 million learners globally, serve more than 230 partners, and offer over 3,500 digital programs on the world's most comprehensive free-to-degree online education marketplace. The combined scale, reach, capabilities, marketing efficiency, and relationships of 2U and edX will unlock unprecedented opportunity for learners, universities, and employers worldwide.