Free online courses from Stanford University

Stanford Online offers individual learners a single point of access to Stanford’s extended education and global learning opportunities.

Through free online courses, graduate and professional certificates, advanced degrees, and global and extended education programs, we facilitate extended and meaningful engagement between Stanford faculty and learners around the world.

Stanford Online is operated by the Office of Vice Provost for Technology & Learning at Stanford University.

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Stanford University MOOCs

Browse free online courses in a variety of subjects. Stanford University courses found below can be audited free or students can choose to receive a verified certificate for a small fee. Select a course to learn more.