The Best Online Course Platforms

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August 2020

The Best Online Course Platforms of 2020

Compare the best online course platforms based on 1,440 data points such as free return policies, and . We've summarized our best online course platforms review here as well as in the detailed, sortable grid below.

Our top online course platforms picks:

How to use this grid: The comparison grid below displays a ranked list of the top elearning platforms with criteria such as price point, brand popularity, and product features. By default, the grid is sorted by each online course products brand's Overall Score. Use the sort filters to sort the grid by individual features and criteria.

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edx.org
edX has an overall score of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
39 ratings
edX has a brand popularity rating of 4 out of 5 stars.
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classcentral.com
Class Central has an overall score of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
23 ratings
Class Central has a brand popularity rating of 3 out of 5 stars.
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pluralsight.com
Pluralsight has an overall score of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
42 ratings
Pluralsight has a brand popularity rating of 4 out of 5 stars.
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coursera.org
Coursera has an overall score of 4.6 out of 5 stars.
36 ratings
Coursera has a brand popularity rating of 4 out of 5 stars.
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lynda.com
Lynda.com has an overall score of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
42 ratings
Lynda.com has a brand popularity rating of 4 out of 5 stars.
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alison.com
Alison has an overall score of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
39 ratings
Alison has a brand popularity rating of 4 out of 5 stars.
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masterclass.com
Master Class has an overall score of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
27 ratings
Master Class has a brand popularity rating of 3 out of 5 stars.
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udemy.com
Udemy has an overall score of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
42 ratings
Udemy has a brand popularity rating of 4 out of 5 stars.
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educba.com
Educba has an overall score of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
35 ratings
Educba has a brand popularity rating of 4 out of 5 stars.
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datacamp.com
DataCamp has an overall score of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
38 ratings
DataCamp has a brand popularity rating of 4 out of 5 stars.
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Stanford Engineering Everywhere has an overall score of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
37 ratings
Stanford Engineering Everywhere has a brand popularity rating of 4 out of 5 stars.
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thegreatcourses.com
The Great Courses has an overall score of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
39 ratings
The Great Courses has a brand popularity rating of 3 out of 5 stars.
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creativelive.com
CreativeLive has an overall score of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
37 ratings
CreativeLive has a brand popularity rating of 3 out of 5 stars.
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infosec4tc.teachable.com
Infosec4TC has an overall score of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
33 ratings
Infosec4TC has a brand popularity rating of 4 out of 5 stars.
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thegymnasium.com
Gymnasium has an overall score of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
21 ratings
Gymnasium has a brand popularity rating of 3 out of 5 stars.
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ocw.mit.edu
MIT OpenCourseWare has an overall score of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
37 ratings
MIT OpenCourseWare has a brand popularity rating of 4 out of 5 stars.
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springboard.com
Springboard has an overall score of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
38 ratings
Springboard has a brand popularity rating of 3 out of 5 stars.
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code.org
Code.org has an overall score of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
38 ratings
Code.org has a brand popularity rating of 3 out of 5 stars.
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thegreatcoursesplus.com
The Great Courses Plus has an overall score of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
19 ratings
The Great Courses Plus has a brand popularity rating of 3 out of 5 stars.
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