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Taking college classes without ever setting a foot on a campus was nearly impossible 20 years ago. Times change: college education is not a problem anymore. Online education, also known as distance learning, holds a number of advantages over a traditional learning environment. It gives you freedom, flexible schedule, a variety of choices and you can study at your own pace. Moreover, online education is mostly free of charge. The gates to higher education are open now for all individuals. The will and desire are the only things you need to start the course.
Ready for a lifetime of learning? Take free online classes from the world’s best universities! Here is a master list of free online universities.
- Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative
- Khan Academy
- Learning Space: The Open University
- MIT Open Courseware
- Tufts Open Courseware
- UMass Boston Open Courseware
- Stanford iTunes U