MITx @ MIT : Residential Education Tops 65%

Office of Digital Learning

Since its inception in the fall of 2012, MITx--an initiative to provide open, online courses to anyone around the world--has grown steadily, both in users and in the number of courses offered. Although MITx is a global initiative, its impact here on campus is clearly apparent, as well; the Institutional Research section of the Office of the Provost found that as of spring 2014, over 65% of current undergraduates have taken a course which used the residential MITx system. The chart below traces the expansion of MITx at MIT during the past two years. For more information about MITx and other initiatives, visit the Office of Digital Learning website.

Growth of MITx @ MIT

Semester

# of Courses

# of Unique Students

Courses

Fall 2012 3 ~600 8.01rq, CC.801, ES.801
Spring 2013 7 994 5.11x, 6.041, 6.s064, 8.011, 18.05, CC.801, ES.802
Fall 2013 13 1,689 2.01, 2.03, 3.012, 3.091, 5.37, 6.341, 6.042, 8.21, 8.033, 8.021, 8.13, 18.03, CC.801
Spring 2014 27 2,318

2.01, 2.003, 5.03, 3.039, 3.086, 3.091, 5.11x, 7.013, 7.014, 7.06, 7.28, 8.011, 8.02, 8.13, 8.421,  6.00, 6.002, 6.003, 6.042, 6.s076, 6.874, 16.003, 16.90, 18.03, 18.05, 18.06, CC.802