List of Online Courses

Name of SiteDescriptionArea of StudyMonthly Fee
https://www.coursera.orgCoursera is a website that partners with universities such as MIT, Harvard, Standford and organizations around the world. This brings a wide variety of topics and courses from popular areas such as psychology, economics, law, physics basically the same courses that were or still are taught at those universities. Except now you can access them for free - but you have to sign up and many courses are scheduled per semesters so watch out for timing. AllFree & PaidCoursera
https://www.khanacademy.org/Free courses for students and teachers. These are math, science, arts and reading type of courses for pre-K, elementary, highschool grade students. There are preps for LSATs, GMAT, MCATs. There are government type certifications preps and courses needed for every day life such as tax preparation, financial planning, entrepreneurship, growth mindset. Useful and free!!! Good reputation too.AllFree & PaidKhan Academy
https://www.udemy.comChoose from over 100,000 online video courses with new additions published every month. These courses are free or typically around $15 USD per course. The difference is that most courses are recordings of people with knowledge meaning that they don't have to be teachers or with appropriate academic background, but they draw from their experiences or their work or studies. Many times this is way better than learning from teachers without hands on experience. Udemy has been around since forever and has great reputation. They also offer 30 day money refunds.AllFree & PaidUdemy
http://www.edx.orgThis is a hub showcasing educational institutions that offer free courses: Harvard, Standford, Yale, MIT, Berkley. Those are video courses (kinda like YouTube) but there are links to online degrees for free or cheap. This is just a site that collects other sites in one place. Kinda like us in Appresima 🙂AllFree & PaidedX
https://alison.comThese guys offer certifications from Alison.com. So, you sign up, enroll a course for free, and if you complete the coursework with over 80% scores then you get their certification. WARNING: WHEN THEY SAY THAT THEY ARE 'A CERTIFYING ORGANIZATION' THAT MEANS THAT THEY WILL ISSUE YOU A CERTIFICATION FOR A COMPLETED COURSE - IT DOESN'T MEAN THAT THEY ARE CERTIFIED BY THE US EDUCATION DEPARTMENT. BECAUSE THEY ARE NOT.AllFree & PaidAlison
https://online.stanford.edu/coursesOnline courses and programs in stuff that matter today: blockchain, AI, engineering. Not all courses are free, but they are cheap. See this link ( https://online.stanford.edu/courses/xeiet201-economics-clean-energy-transition ) for an example of an engineering course syllabus and price of $295. You get a certificate or mentorship to find a job or you can work towards a program or a degree. Oh, and there is a waiting list.AllFree & PaidStanford University - Online
https://online-learning.harvard.edu/Online courses and programs, certifications, degrees. Some courses are free (e.g. Introduction to Digital Humanities) and some are $3,600 USD per course (e.g. Business - FinTech). Courses run between few weeks and few months.AllFree & PaidHarvard University - Open learning
https://onemonth.comThis is platform for mostly tech courses and programing for non-programmers and the advanced programmers. They claim that their students work in Google, Salesforce, Facebook etc. Some example courses: Blockchain, Python, Javascript, Programming for non-programmers, Ruby, Wordpress, Product Management, Marketing, etc. You pay $49 USD per month if you go through these guys. Or you pay the full price of the course which is $179 USD. So you have a financial motivation to complete your course in one month or you pay more. Some courses are included in annual subscription of $269 USD or so.Coding$49/monthOne Month
https://www.codecademy.com/Learn to code for free. Excellent platform with responsive blackboard - you get to see the results of your code immediately. It has quizzes to keep you on top of your game. It also has a pro version which is more customized for you.Web Development, Programming, Data Science, Partnerships, Design, Game Development, HTML & CSS, Python, JavaScript, Java, SQL, Bash/Shell, Ruby, C++, R, C#, PHPFree, ProCode Academy
https://codepen.io/Lean to code for free via online editor. Basically you get simultaneous editors for HTML & CSS and JavaScript or JQ. You type your code and as you keep typing you see the results of your work in another window so you can learn visually and through trial and error. It even has group challenges, code snippets and job searchCodingFree, ProCode Pen
https://www.freecodecamp.org/Learn to code for free. This is a non-profit org supported by donations. You basically learn and then build apps for non-profit orgs and then when you build up a portfolio you get to find a job.HTML & CSS, JavaScript, Databases, Github, Node.js, React.js, D3.jsFreeFree Code Camp
https://codecombat.comCodeCombat is a game-based computer science program where students type real code and see their characters react in real time. You need to be a student of paricipant school as you are required to enter school ID. It is supported by open source community professionals.Python, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, jQueryFreeCode Combat
https://www.sololearn.comLearn to code for free. Tons of courses, also have mobile apps so you can learn on the go. Teaches you basics.Python, C++, Java, JavaScript, C#, PHP, Swift 4, Ruby, jQuery, C, HTML, CSS, SQLFreeSololearn
https://codehs.com/CodeHS is an interactive online learning platform offering computer science and programming instruction for high schools and middle schools. CodeHS, which is used by individual learners and schools, is focused on spreading access to and knowledge of computer science by offering online instructional materials supported by remote tutorsJavaScript, Java, Python, AP, Blocks, SpanishFreeCodeHS
https://www.datacamp.com/DataCamp’s lessons are bite-sized so you can learn in a way that fits your schedule, on any device. Python, R, SQL, Spark, Git, Shell, SpreadsheetsFreeData Camp
https://openclassrooms.com/en/This one gives you courses, teaches you how to code, and then it gives you apprenticeships.Career Coaching, Data, Design, Development, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, Marketing, Pedagogy, Project Management, Systems & Network, Coding, ProgrammingFreeOpen Classrooms
https://www.uopeople.edu/Full blown accredited online American university. It is free but you have to pay for exams which is $100 per exam for Western Countries, and much much less (some are free) for developing countries. They have rigorous testing process though, where you have to go to certain designated locations in your area, have a proxy etc. To get a degree it will take you about the same time it would take you to do it in any other edu institution.Business Administration (AS BBA MBA), Health Sciences (AS BA), Computer Science (AS BA), Education (Masters Degree)FreeUniversity of the People
https://www.futurelearn.comFree courses provided by major universities from around the world. There are short individual courses, in-depth programs to earh a professional accreditation, online degrees.Business, Creative arts, Media, Health & Psychology, History, Languages, Law, Literature, Nature & Environment, Politics, Science, Engineering, Math, Study Skills, Teaching, CodingFreeFuture Learn
https://www.open.eduFree courses provided by major universities from around the world. There are short individual courses.Business, Creative arts, Media, Health & Psychology, History, Languages, Law, Literature, Nature & Environment, Politics, Science, Engineering, MathFreeOpen University
https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/This website advertises free online courses, lessons, and apps. Rather than getting a degree, the classes are tailored to a specific skill like, “Learn Microsoft Word.” The layout is a bit complicated, so it will take some patience to navigate the pages to find what you want.AllFreeGCFGlobal
http://www.openculture.com/freeonlinecoursesGet 1,300 free online courses from the world's leading universities -- Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford and more. You can download these audio & video courses (often from iTunes, YouTube, or university web sites) straight to your computer or mp3 player. Open Culture’s list features courses from England, Australia, Wales and many state universities around the United States. AllFreeOpen Culture
https://ocw.mit.edu/index.htmMIT offers a variety of free courses. The school has a comparable number of courses to the schools above, plus includes very in-depth course materials on the subjects available. AllFreeMIT Open Courseware
http://oli.cmu.edu/independent-learner-courses/Carnegie Mellon’s free online education site is comparable with the other school’s on this list, however, Open Learning Initiative also covers much smaller range of topics.AllFreeOpen Learning Initiative
https://code.org/learnSite for learning to code but also offers other topics especially for kids grades pre-K to 9. Kid friendly courses, Code offers free online education classes on a wide variety of technology topics. These classes include app writing, robotics and JavascriptScience, Math, Social Studies, Language, Music, Computer Science, CodingFreeCode
https://london.ac.uk/ways-study/study-campus-london/member-institutionsThe podcast page on the University of London website is another great source for free education. While the courses are limited to podcasts, the site features podcasts from it’s own campus, as well as eleven universities in and around London.AllFreeUniversity of London Podcasts
http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/seriesThe University of Oxford features many different podcasts. Most are public lecture series or lectures from visiting professors, with several different recordings available. The advantage to this particular site is that podcasts are organized into series, making it easy to subscribe to multiple lectures on one topicAllFreeUniversity of Oxford
https://ed.ted.com/Most include impressive animation, and all are ten minutes long or less. No particular academic category, just general learning on topics of interest.Non-categoryFreeTEDed
http://www.lessonpaths.com/categories/browsePlaylists/academicPodcasts on some academic topics such as Our Universe, but mostly just general interest topics. All recorded.Non-categoryFreeThe Lesson Paths
https://www.natgeokids.com/au/The kids site for National Geographic is another site that makes free online education applicable for younger users. For those looking for kid friendly education, a large variety of games, puzzles, videos and photos keeps kids interested on this site. No courses.Non-categoryFreeNational Geographic Kids
https://www.funbrain.com/Pre-K to 8 grade learning games.Non-categoryFreeFun Brain