2U believes that the future of education is digital and that the institutions that embrace this transformation will emerge as the leaders and change agents of the 21st century. But bringing the full university experience to life in a digital format is capital intensive. 2U does not shy away from that investment, which creates an intimate partnership with uniquely aligned interest in successful student outcomes at scale.
Each of our domestic graduate programs is built with our comprehensive bundle of solutions, which consists of our cloud-based SaaS technology fused with technology-enabled services, optimized with data analysis and machine learning. And with every new DGP we launch, we continue to invest in and improve our solutions. The ability to share knowledge, technology and capabilities across DGPs is a competitive advantage for both 2U and our partners. And that is why our partners sign contracts with us for at least a decade. Our comprehensive approach allows universities to deliver great digital education at scale.
Our solutions consist of our cloud-based SaaS technology fused with technology-enabled services, which we optimize with data analysis and machine learning. This suite of technology and services allows our clients' programs to expand and operate at scale, and provides the comprehensive infrastructure colleges and universities need to attract, enroll, educate, support and graduate their students.
Our innovative online learning environment enables our partners to offer high-quality educational content together with instructor-led classes in a live, intimate and engaging setting, averaging 12 students per session, all accessible through proprietary web-based and mobile applications.
Integrated Back-End Applications
Our proprietary integrated back-end applications launch, operate and support our partners' programs. These applications allow for superior program operations, machine learning enhanced marketing, data-driven online applications, among many other benefits. In addition, these applications provide clients with real-time data and deep analytical insight related to student performance and engagement, student satisfaction and enrollment.
Our comprehensive suite of technology-enabled services, many of which are optimized with data analytics and machine learning techniques, support the complete lifecycle of a higher education program. These services include recruitment, faculty and student support, content development, placement services, accessibility in web development, registrar functionality, and state authorization support.
Benefits to Our Partners
As we grow and scale our existing programs, we are leveraging data analytics to constantly reinvest in our solutions.
Using our solutions, our partners can:
Education is a means to an outcome. And for each of the over seven billion people in the world, education remains one of the most powerful global drivers of change and upward mobility.
We believe that digital education will help meet the needs of a changing world. 2U and its partners are developing the world’s best digital education, which we believe will deliver better outcomes in the 21st century.