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“Eliminate the back row in education” isn’t just something we say. It’s what drives us to work so hard every single day. Here’s a look at what we’re doing to achieve our mission.

The Latest.

Looking for the latest in education technology? Or to see what’s been happening at 2U? It’s all right here.


Don’t Let the Skeptic Win

Today, we are openly sharing an email that Co-Founder and CEO Chip Paucek sent to all employees emphasizing 2U’s important role expanding access and affordability in higher education and continued commitment to its mission, values, and focus on student outcomes.

Jul 6, 2022·Chip Paucek


Introducing edX Live—Uniting Leaders Across Industry to Shape the Future of Learning and Work

I’m excited to host edX Live, a new LinkedIn Live series that will bring together influential leaders from academia and business in conversations where we can cross-pollinate ideas, break glass, and learn from each other’s expertise how we can transform for the better.

Mar 28, 2022·Anant Agarwal


Continuing Our Commitment to Transparency: 2U’s Response to Senators Brown, Smith, and Warren

Learn more about our continued dedication to greater openness, access, affordability, and student outcomes by reading our response to a letter from Senators Brown, Smith, and Warren.

Feb 2, 2022·Chip Paucek


Through Mentorship and Access to Education, the IRC Is Empowering Women to Lead in Business and Crisis

Learn how 2U has helped the International Rescue Committee develop a new women’s leadership program that’s equipping the next generation of female leaders with the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to address humanitarian crises around the globe.

Jan 7, 2022·Mary Jilek


2U’s 2020 Transparency Report: A Continued Commitment to Prioritizing Student Success in Everything We Do

We released our second annual Transparency Report about the learning outcomes we deliver in partnership with non-profit universities. Learn why we believe greater transparency matters.

Dec 21, 2021·David Sutphen


Potential, Unlocked

Each and every one of us has more to learn in order to unlock our full potential. Now, we can.

Nov 16, 2021·Chip Paucek | Anant Agarwal


How the Lens of Accessibility Is Helping 2U Transform Higher Education

As 2U’s senior director of product accessibility, I’ve made it my mission to advocate for people of all abilities—helping to lay the groundwork for 2U teams to develop more accessible online educational experiences for students, faculty, and our university partners.

Nov 12, 2021·Kevin Blemel


How Online Graduate Programs Paved Pathways to Opportunity for These Three Learners

Discover how graduate students from George Washington University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and University of Southern California were able to take pivotal steps in their education, careers, and lives with the help of their 2U-powered online degree programs.

Sep 8, 2021·Bannon Puckett


Our Bold Vision for the Future: From Day One to 2021

We started this company in 2008 to create the world’s best online education. And we’ve been defying the odds ever since.

Aug 9, 2021·Chip Paucek


How a Small Business Short Course Helped a Student in South Africa Find His COVID Plan B

During our annual Company Meeting, I had the honor of interviewing Hermanus Wiid, an IT compliance officer whose stalled UK visa application left him in limbo without a job after South Africa went into full pandemic lockdown.

Jul 27, 2021·Nazley Brooks

Learn more about us.

At 2U, we’re on a mission—to eliminate the back row in higher education and help universities thrive in the digital age. To learn more about us, follow the links below.