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A History: Acadeum and Course Sharing

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Acadeum was founded in 2016 to address an emerging challenge in higher education. Many institutions were struggling to find students to fill available seats in online courses. Meanwhile, many students eager to find courses they needed to stay on track were struggling to do so. The system needed an efficient marketplace to connect students with courses. Read More »

The first student enrollment on the Acadeum platform took place in December 2016. Five years later, more than 20,000 students at over 400 institutions have completed courses through the Acadeum network.

We didn’t invent course sharing. The Five College Consortium in Massachusetts and Claremont Colleges in California have shared in-person courses for generations. Later, Maryland Online and Virtual College of Texas created innovative online course-sharing partnerships.

But it took much longer for a large-scale, borderless system to emerge. Today, the Acadeum team is committed to helping colleges and universities create course-sharing partnerships with like-minded institutions to boost student success, broaden access to educational opportunities, promote curricular innovation and operational efficiencies, and support institutional success. Read Less »

Our Team

We're passionate about higher education and measurable impact.

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Our Investors

Acadeum is proud to have the support of notable institutional investors and leading educational foundations.

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The Acadeum Network

More than 400 colleges and universities use Acadeum’s course-sharing network to expand their reach and impact.

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Industry Partners

From certifications, to workforce development, to international recruitment organizations, our partners help institutions serve more and different types of learners.

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The Acadeum team has continued to deliver spot-on service to our registrar’s office and to our students. They truly want students to be successful…and it shows.

-Tricia Hartshorn
McPherson College
Registrar

I don’t know what we would have done to help these students if we didn’t have Acadeum.

-Steve Jacobs
Piedmont University
Associate Dean

The courses offered through Acadeum have really been life-savers for many of our students.

-Jeff Elwell
University of the Ozarks
Vice President for Academic Affairs

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