8 Free World-Class College Courses on YouTube


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Part of the magic of the Internet is accessibility. A wealth of information is at your fingertips if you just know where to look; this includes college courses from some of the country’s most esteemed universities. A number of major universities, including prestigious Ivy League institutions, now provide lecture videos for free over YouTube.

No, you won’t get college credit for these videos, but if you want to expand your knowledge without the cost of tuition, sitting in on a course over the web may be just the thing. And if you don’t see a course that interests you, we’ve linked all the courses offered by each institution in their names below.

Before you get started, however, be aware that these are real college classes, which means the videos are long and cover some high end content. And, while they’re certainly interesting — and we’ve picked the most popular of…

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