Now-a-days, when the cost for everything is going up, some of our top colleges are giving back, by offering free college courses through an online educational platform called Coursera.
Brown, Columbia, Emory, Vanderbilt, Wesleyan University, as well as Berklee College of Music and Mount Sinai School of Medicine are some of the private colleges offering free courses through Coursera; which is a for-profit company that was started by Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng of Stanford University.
Now this virtual university platform offers more than 200 courses from 33 educational institutions. To date they have registered close to 1.3 million students around the world. To learn more about Coursera, simply click on their hyperlink. A complete list of participating universities is listed below.
 
Berklee College of Music
Brown University
California Institute of Technology
Columbia University
Duke University
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Emory University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Johns Hopkins University
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Ohio State University
Princeton University
Rice University
Stanford University
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
The University of British Columbia
University of California, Irvine
University of California, San Francisco
University of Edinburgh
University of Florida
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of London International Programmes
University of Maryland, College Park
University of Melbourne
University of Michigan
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
University of Toronto
University of Virginia
University of Washington
Vanderbilt University
Wesleyan University