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Brilliant

Education Company

8.2
10
Our winner
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Treehouse

Education Company

7.8
10

Brilliant vs. Treehouse - complete comparison

Overview

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Description
Brilliant logoBrilliant

Brilliant is an online learning platform that focuses on teaching fundamental concepts of math, physics, computer science, scientific thinking and most other STEM topics through interactive online courses. In total, they have a library of more than 60 courses, created by some of the smartest minds from universities like MIT, Caltech & more.

Treehouse logoTreehouse

Treehouse is an online learning platform that offers courses in web design, web development and mobile development. With a focus on practical skills, Treehouse provides interactive coding exercises and projects to help learners build real-world applications.

Types of courses
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Treehouse logoTreehouse
Subscription plans
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PERSONAL

Brilliant Premium

Access to all courses and practice problems from Brilliant

$15 - 25 USD per month
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PERSONAL

Treehouse membership

Access to the Treehouse course catalog

$20 - 50 USD per month
PERSONAL

Treehouse TechDegree

Go through a guided curriculum and work towards becoming job-ready in a tech discipline, like Frontend Development or UX Design. Get project and peer reviews, access to an exclusive Slack community and 1-on-1 career support

$200 USD per month
Pros & cons
Brilliant logoBrilliant
    Pros
  • Interactive problem solving
  • Engaging content
  • Suitable for all ages
  • Great for casual learning
  • Cons
  • Limited practical applicability (courses are rather theoretical)
Treehouse logoTreehouse
    Pros
  • Practical skills focus
  • Techdegrees with great learning support
  • Cons
  • Limited course variety outside of tech-related topics
  • Techdegrees are rather expensive

General information

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Type
Education CompanyEducation Company
Number of courses
100+300+
Popularity

Relatively niche

Relatively niche

Available categories
MathScience
Business StrategyProgramming LanguagesWeb DesignWeb DevelopmentGame DevelopmentMobile Development
Available languages
English
English

Evaluation

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Full score
8.2
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7.8
10
Individual scores
Course quality
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Course catalog
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Affordability
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Career value
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Customer support
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Usability
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Features

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Support options
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Chat
  • Community
  • Knowledge base
  • Learning support
  • Career support
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Chat
  • Community
  • Knowledge base
  • Learning support
  • Career support
Available apps
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Ios
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Android

No apps available...

Company

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Company name
BrilliantTreehouse Island Inc.
Company size

Medium

Small

Founded in
20122011
Headquarters

United States

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United States

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Founders
Sue KhimRyan Carson, Gillian Carson, Alan Johnson
External reviews
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App Store
4.713900 reviews
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Play Store
4.7809000 reviews
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Trustpilot
4.71495 reviews
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Trustpilot
3.913 reviews

Our opinion

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Summary
Brilliant logoBrilliant

With their library of bite-sized casual learning courses for all kinds of STEM topics, Brilliant fills an interesting niche in the online learning market. We like the amount of thought they have put into their courses, in order to make it fun and interesting while teaching you fundamental concepts of science & technology. Overall, we recommend Brilliant for learners that want to get introduced to new concepts, and that want to learn for fun, rather than learning to achieve a concrete career goal.

Treehouse logoTreehouse

Treehouse focuses on tech skills, with both their course subscription and Techdegree programs including access to their library of courses. We like that you can choose between the cheaper, self-service subscription or the more expensive Techdegree programs which come with learning support and a more tailored learning experience. Overall, their course offering isn't as extensive as that of some of their competitors, so if you're looking for more niche courses you might not find them on Treehouse.

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