- Ten universities, including Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Northwestern, announced they have formed a consortium called Semester Online, which will launch new online courses for students in 2013.
- The courses will be available to current students at the schools or to non-students for over $4,000.
- The classes will operate on the 2U platform.
From the article:
Starting next fall, 10 prominent universities, including Duke, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Northwestern, will form a consortium called Semester Online, offering about 30 online courses to both their students — for whom the classes will be covered by their regular tuition — and to students elsewhere who would have to apply and be accepted and pay tuition of more than $4,000 a course. ...