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Dec 10, 2014

2U Inc. Receives 2015 Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award for Best Places to Work for Second Consecutive Year

LANDOVER, Md., Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for leading nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver online degree programs, today announced that it has been honored for the second consecutive year with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award, recognizing the top 50 Best Places to Work in 2015 among small-and-medium-sized companies.

Now in its seventh year, the Employees' Choice Awards program relies solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via Glassdoor's anonymous online company reviews survey. This year's award to 2U follows previous honors from Glassdoor, including 2U having been named as one of the Best Places to Work in 2014 in the small-and-medium-sized businesses category, as well as 2U CEO and Co-Founder Chip Paucek having been recognized as one of the Highest Ranking CEOs of 2014.

"2U's success is driven by a talented group of employees who work hard and have fun while sharing a deep commitment to deliver the world's best education experience for the students in the programs we support," said Paucek. "At 2U, we believe every day should be a holiday and every meal a feast - and we fully embrace the passion our employees have for the company and what we do."

"I am proud to celebrate the Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award winners in earning this tremendous achievement, " said Glassdoor Co-founder and CEO Robert Hohman. "Millions of employees around the world are turning to Glassdoor each month to share their work experiences. It is this type of authentic feedback that helps others find jobs and companies they love, and allows us to honor employers who stand out for their efforts in providing an enjoyable work environment and culture."

The Best Places to Work are determined using company reviews shared by U.S. based employees who elected to participate in the survey between November 13, 2013, and November 2, 2014. To be considered for the small-and-medium-sized category, a company must have less than 1,000 employees and have received at least 20 company reviews from U.S.-based employees during the window of eligibility. The final list is compiled based on Glassdoor's proprietary algorithm, and takes into account quantity, quality and consistency of reviews.

The complete list of the Glassdoor Best Places to Work in 2015 in the small-and-medium-sized business category is available at,43.htm

Currently hiring in Landover, MD, New York City, Los Angeles and other locations, 2U offers a high-energy, start-up work environment that is both challenging and fun. A video highlighting what 2U employees' value most about the company can be found on the company's career page: For additional information follow 2U on Twitter at @2Uinc and on Facebook at

About 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)
2U Inc. partners with leading colleges and universities to deliver the world's best online degree programs so students everywhere can reach their full potential. Our cloud-based software-as-a-service platform provides schools with the comprehensive operating infrastructure they need to attract, enroll, educate, support and graduate students globally. Blending live face-to-face classes, dynamic course content and real-world learning experiences, 2U's No Back Row™ approach ensures that every qualified student can experience the highest quality university education for the most successful outcome. Learn more at

About Glassdoor
Glassdoor is the world's most transparent career community that is changing the way people find jobs and companies recruit top talent. Founded in 2007, Glassdoor offers members the latest job listings, as well as access to proprietary user-generated content including company-specific salary reports, ratings and reviews, CEO approval ratings, interview questions and reviews, office photos and more. Members also have the ability to see Inside Connections™ at particular companies via their Facebook network. In addition, thousands of employers are using Glassdoor's Talent Solutions to support their recruiting and employment branding efforts. Glassdoor is backed by Benchmark Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, Battery Ventures, DAG Ventures, Dragoneer Investment Group and Tiger Global. Glassdoor's mobile app is available on iOS and Android platforms. More information about Glassdoor can be found on the Glassdoor Blog, Glassdoor Talent Solutions Blog and by following the company on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn. is a registered trademark of Glassdoor, Inc.

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Shirley Chow, 2U Inc.


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