2U Overview

  • www.2u.com
  • Lanham, MD
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 2008
  • Company - Public (TWOU)
  • Enterprise Software & Network Solutions
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

2U, Inc. is a diverse collection of more than 3,500 individuals across ten offices worldwide who share a common belief that great universities can redefine higher education to address the critical needs of society. Our mission is to eliminate the back row in higher education. ...
Mission: Eliminate the back row in education #NoBackRow

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2015(#27), 2014(#17)

Top CEOs: 2015(#15), 2014(#5)

Company Updates

June 30, 2021
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Big news! 2U and edX have agreed to join together to unlock greater access to quality online education from #freetodegree for learners, universities & employers worldwide. Learn more about the acquisition and our shared mission. #2UedX #NoBackRow
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2U, Inc. and edX Agree to Industry-Redefining Combination in Higher Education.
March 26, 2021
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What makes a short course high quality? And how do you inspire and lead a division of 700 people to create those short courses? Our Managing Director of Short Courses Ryan O’Mahoney discussed that and more on the Anchor podcast. Listen below.
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2U Reviews

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"Best job of my career"

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I have worked for many companies and teams in the last 20 years and 2U is a special place with leaders who care. Not just in their words but in their actions. This has been a tough few years and the


Every company has its challenges. Things change and the last two years were a stark reminder that the unexpected can hit any time. While balancing everything personally with work has been a challenge

Advice to Management

Continue being honest even when it's not easy. Knowing you always do that gives all of us comfort and trust despite these crazy times. Also continue welcoming people back who may have had to leave. I
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Diversity & Inclusion at 2U

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How is diversity at 2U?

...You're not always going to be promoted based on your skills, I often feel that promotions are sometimes given to meet a goal related to their highly valued and pushed diversity and inclusion initiative (to which I hope is really not the case) Sometimes the company can be more reactionary than proactive to business needs and this can add stress to employees....Read More

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2U Interviews

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Applied online72%
Employee Referral18%

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    still going through it. so far so good. Anticipate an offer soon. Interview consisted of a zoom meeting with two or more managers. Very easy to navigate through. It will be a remote position and they seem to have great benefits.

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2U Awards & Accolades

  • Great Place to Work CertifiedGreat Place to Work Institute2019
  • Top WorkplaceThe Washington Post2019
  • Top WorkplaceThe Denver Post2018
  • Forbes 30 Under 30Forbes2017
  • Top CEOInstitutional Investor Magazine2017

Pledges & Certifications

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Pledge to Thrive

    Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

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What is paid time off like at 2U?

...Benefits such as tuition reimbursement and unlimited PTO are manifestations of a culture and a leadership team that truly cares about its people....

December 14, 2019

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