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Mission

#NoBackRow

“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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Industry-Informed Career Workshops: Helping Students Move from Employer-Ready to Employer-Competitive

Driven by deep insights and data-rich feedback from our industry partners, 2U’s Workforce Engagement team has developed a robust career workshop series to help students gain a competitive edge with employers.

Jul 23, 2021·Jennifer K. Henry

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.