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Aug 13, 2018

2U, Inc. Announces Fully-Slotted 2019 Graduate Program Launch Cohort

LANHAM, Md., Aug. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU) today announced that it has slotted all 16 of its targeted Domestic Graduate Programs (DGPs) for 2019. With the announcement of Engineering@Vanderbilt earlier today, 2U has met its 2019 launch target nearly five months prior to year-end. To date, 2U has announced 64 graduate programs in 24 verticals and 15 multiple program verticals. The company has partnered with 34 universities across its portfolio of graduate programs and short courses.

"We are incredibly pleased to achieve this milestone because these 16 new online graduate programs represent a significant step towards 2U's long-term target of 250 DGPs," said 2U Co-Founder and CEO Christopher "Chip" Paucek. "Our pipeline is stronger than it has ever been, and we are deep in the process of signing programs for 2020."

The 2019 launch cohort (listed in chronological order of when each program was announced):

  • MBA@UCDavis: a Master of Business Administration
  • Morgridge College of Education Online (University of Denver): a Master of Arts in School Counseling and a Master of Library and Information Science
  • MBA@UCL (University College London): a Master of Business Administration
  • MSW@Baylor: a Master of Social Work
  • MPH@Baylor: a Master of Public Health with a specialization in community health
  • USC Price Online: a Master of Urban Planning, a Master of Public Policy, and a Master of Public Administration
  • GlobalBusiness@Tufts: a Master of Global Business Administration
  • Education@Tufts: a suite of master's in education degrees
  • Law@Dayton: a Juris Doctor
  • Business@Pepperdine: a suite of master's degrees in business and management, including a Master of Business Administration
  • Law@American: a Master of Legal Studies
  • Speech@Baylor: a Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • DataScience@Denver: a Master of Science in Data Science
  • Law@Fordham: a Master of Studies in Law in Compliance
  • Business@Fordham: a suite of specialized master's degree programs in business and management
  • Engineering@Vanderbilt: a Master of Science in Computer Science and a Master of Engineering in Engineering Management

About 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU)
2U partners with great colleges and universities to build what we believe is the world's best digital education. Our platform provides a comprehensive fusion of technology, services, and data architecture to transform high-quality and rigorous campus-based universities into the best digital versions of themselves. 2U's No Back Row® approach allows qualified students and working professionals around the world to experience a first-rate university education and successful outcomes. To learn more, visit

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