Transformation through education
- Increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere
- Enhance teaching and learning on campus and online
- Advance teaching and learning through research
From experiment to global movement
Our first experimentProfessor Agarwal’s MIT Circuits and Electronics course launched on edX.org. More than 155,000 learners from 162 countries enrolled.
The Open edX platform is releasedThe edX platform was released as open source software. Today, the Open edX platform powers more than 2,400 learning sites worldwide.
RDX is establishededX launched RDX, the Research Data Exchange, to advance learning science. To date more than 120+ peer-reviewed papers have been published.
MOOCs to earn college creditThe Global Freshman Academy from Arizona State University pioneered college credit for MOOCs on edX.
MicroMasters® programs launchPiloted by MIT and launched in September 2016, these groundbreaking stackable credentials expanded access to graduate-level education.
Master’s degrees on edXGeorgia Tech’s Master of Science in Analytics paved the way for master’s degrees on edX.
edX pioneers MicroBachelors® programsThe first-ever credit-backed, stackable online credential launched, giving learners a pathway to earn a full bachelor’s degree.
edX and 2U join forcesedX joined together with 2U in an industry-redefining combination. By working together, edX and 2U can realize their shared vision to expand access to education and empower learners even faster.
Accelerate our impact
To explore more about how edX united our global community of learners, addressed urgent needs in higher education, and helped businesses foster resilience and employability, download the full 2021 edX Impact Report.
Careers at edX
We are building, partnering, and promoting a software platform that brings together the best universities from all around the world to create courses for everyone, everywhere in the world—but we can’t do it without dedicated and talented people.