Outlier

Excellent Transferability

Good for Traveling

Outlier (from the makers of MasterClass) has developed high-quality, online courses for college credit. Their courses a beautiful designed and delivered with cinema quality video. They're easily the most captivating and immersive online courses available!

They currently only have 6 courses. Each course costs $400. Unique to Outlier is the fact that you are entitled to a full refund on a course if you complete all the work and don't pass. They also offer a 10% discount on tuition at checkout if you purchase more than one course.

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Transferability

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Outlier have partnered with the University of Pittsburgh to make their courses regionally accredited. This means that their courses are very likely to be accepted at every university in the country that accepts transfer credit.

You should still check with your academic advisor or registrars office to confirm that credit earned through Outlier will be accepted.

Outlier have credited this detailed document which walks you through the process of transferring their credit into your degree.

Suitability for Travel

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Classes through Outlier are asynchronous, but they are not entirely self-paced. You have the option to choose between a 14 week or 7 week course schedule, and the courses have fixed start dates, although those dates a very regular.

If you're planning to take these courses while traveling, we recommend signing up for the 14 week schedule.

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Intro to Statistics

N/A
Mathematics
$400
Lower Level
Regionally accredited
3 credits
Excellent transferability, perfect for traveling
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Intro to Psychology

N/A
Social Sciences
$400
Lower Level
Regionally accredited
3 credits
Excellent transferability, perfect for traveling
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Intro to Philosophy

N/A
Humanities
$400
Lower Level
Regionally accredited
3 credits
Excellent transferability, perfect for traveling
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Intro to Microeconomics

N/A
Social Sciences
$400
Lower Level
Regionally accredited
3 credits
Excellent transferability, perfect for traveling
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Intro to Astronomy

N/A
Natural Sciences
$400
Lower Level
Regionally accredited
3 credits
Excellent transferability, perfect for traveling
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Calculus I

N/A
Mathematics
$400
Lower Level
Regionally accredited
3 credits
Excellent transferability, perfect for traveling
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