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About 2U

2U partners with colleges and universities to build digital education. The platform provides a comprehensive fusion of technology, services, and data architecture to transform high-quality and rigorous campus-based universities into digital versions of themselves. 2U's No Back Row approach allows qualified students and working professionals around the world to experience a university education and successful outcomes. The company was formerly known as 2tor and changed its name to 2U. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Lantham, Maryland.

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7900 Harkins Road

Lanham, Maryland, 20706,

United States


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2U Patents

2U has filed 2 patents.

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Natural language processing, Pedagogy, Teaching, Educational psychology, Education


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Natural language processing, Pedagogy, Teaching, Educational psychology, Education



Latest 2U News

Here's Why This Analyst Is Supportive Of 2U Management's Transition Plan & Focus Shift

Jan 30, 2023

Latest Ratings for TWOU DateFirmActionFromTo Feb 2022William BlairDowngradesOutperformMarket Perform Feb 2022BerenbergDowngradesBuyHold Feb 2022NeedhamMaintainsBuy View More Analyst Ratings for TWOU View the Latest Analyst Ratings read more

2U Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was 2U founded?

    2U was founded in 2008.

  • Where is 2U's headquarters?

    2U's headquarters is located at 7900 Harkins Road, Lanham.

  • What is 2U's latest funding round?

    2U's latest funding round is IPO.

  • How much did 2U raise?

    2U raised a total of $106.91M.

  • Who are the investors of 2U?

    Investors of 2U include Redpoint Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Comerica, City Light Capital and 8 more.

  • Who are 2U's competitors?

    Competitors of 2U include Coursera and 5 more.

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