Whether you’re interested in earning a degree or taking courses strictly for the sake of learning, Open College puts a variety of open courses right at your fingertips. Register for Open College Courses or use the links below to view options from any of our course partners:


Open Education Consortium
Open College is a proud member of the Open Education Consortium (OEC), a global network of higher education institutions committed to advancing open education and its impact on the world. Search from more than 26,000 courses from 80 providers and connect with other open learners from across the globe.


Sophia
Sophia offers learners affordable, flexible, competency-based online courses. These self-paced courses cost a fraction of what traditional college courses do, and have been evaluated and recommended for college credit by ACE CREDIT. Courses are listed for one low price with no textbooks to buy, no membership fees, and include unlimited, complimentary support from Sophia Learning Coaches.


StraighterLine
StraighterLine provides first- and second-year general education courses equal in quality to those at many top universities for career-focused adults. This innovative program allows you to complete your required general education courses for a fraction of the cost. ACE CREDIT has evaluated and recommended StraighterLine courses for credit.


Udemy
Udemy is the world’s online learning marketplace, where 9 million+ students are taking courses in everything from programming to yoga to photography—and much, much more. Each of the 35,000+ courses is taught by an expert instructor, and every course is available on-demand, so students can learn at their own pace, on their own time, and on any device. Note: This course cannot be taken for college credit.


Purdue University Global does not guarantee credit from any of these sources. See University Catalog for Prior Learning Assessment policy.