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DataCamp

Education Company

8.5
10
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edX

Course Marketplace

8.6
10
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DataCamp vs. edX - complete comparison

Overview

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Description
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DataCamp is an online learning platform dedicated to helping you learn Data Science and AI skills through interactive courses. Founded in 2013 by Martijn Theuwissen, Jonathan Cornelissen and Dieter De Mesmaeker, it has quickly become a well-known learning destination for future data scientists.

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edX is an online learning platform founded by Harvard and MIT in 2012. They focus on university-level courses, developed in collaboration with their countless university partners (like Harvard and Berkeley University), and other education providers worldwide. From regular online courses to full online degrees, edX has a broad variety of offerings in 30+ categories, taught by academics from the world's best universities.

Types of courses
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MASTERS DEGREE

Masters Degree

Complete a full Master's degree from one of edX's partner universities

$10000 - $100000 USD
Full-time study
BACHELORS DEGREE

Bachelors Degree

Complete a full Bachelor's degree from one of edX's university partners

$10000 - $50000 USD
Full-time study
INDIVIDUAL LEARNING

Professional certificates

Earn a certificate for a career-relevant skill with a course from edX's institutional partners

$300 - $1000 USD
Self-paced
INDIVIDUAL LEARNING

XSeries certificates

Get in-depth knowledge of a topic with a course created by one of edX's university partners

$100 - $1200 USD
Self-paced
COHORT BASED

Executive Education

Courses targeted towards educating leaders & executives.

$500 - $3000 USD
3–6 weeks
PARTIAL BACHELORS

MicroBachelors

Partial undergraduate programs for specific learning

$2000 - $10000 USD
Part-time study
PARTIAL MASTERS

MicroMasters

Partial graduate-level programs for specific learning

$500 - $5000 USD
Part-time study
INDIVIDUAL LEARNING

edX courses

The classic courses that edX offers. They're typically free and come with optional paid certificates.

Free
3-5 hours per week
Subscription plans
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PERSONAL

DataCamp Premium

Get access to DataCamp's full content library, including all certificates and projects

$15 - 40 USD per month
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Pros & cons
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    Pros
  • Interactive learning experience
  • Real-world projects
  • Hands-on coding exercises
  • Complete focus on data science
  • Cons
  • Limited course categories
  • Limited support when you're stuck
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    Pros
  • Courses from top universities
  • Wide range of subjects
  • Free courses available
  • Cons
  • Limited interaction with instructors
  • Different offerings can be a bit confusing
  • Paid courses are rather pricey
  • No subscription offering available

General information

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Type
Education CompanyCourse Marketplace
Number of courses
450+4000+
Popularity

Popular

Popular

Available categories
Data Science
Architectural DesignArts & CraftsBusiness Analytics & IntelligenceCareer DevelopmentComplianceContent MarketingCreativityCryptocurrency & BlockchainDatabase Design & DevelopmentDesign Tools
Available languages
English
EnglishMandarin ChineseHindiSpanishArabicFrenchRussianPortugueseGermanJapanese

Evaluation

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Full score
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8.6
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Individual scores
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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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BadGood

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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Android
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Android

Company

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Company name
DataCampedX Inc.
Company size

Medium

Large

Founded in
20132012
Headquarters

United States

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Founders
Jonathan Cornelissen, Martijn Theuwissen, Dieter De MesmaekerHarvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
External reviews
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App Store
4.83400 reviews
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Play Store
4.8314000 reviews
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Trustpilot
4.5380 reviews
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4.77300 reviews
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4.7103000 reviews
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2.51293 reviews

Our opinion

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Summary
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DataCamp has a very clear focus on teaching data skills, which we really like. Through this focus, they can offer specialized tools, like their browser workspaces, graded certifications and their data science job board. Also of this makes DataCamp a great platform for going from absolutely no data skills to a level where you might be able to get your first job in the industry. To conclude, we can wholeheartedly recommend DataCamp to students looking to get started with data science and AI skills.

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edX offers a great variety of high-quality courses, which can help you advance your career in almost every industry. We particularly like that a lot of their regular courses are offered for free, and you only have to pay for the certificate (which is optional). The rest of their offering on the other hand is usually a bit pricier, but the quality of the learning materials is still really high. In our eyes, edX is a great learning platform, especially well suited for students looking to take on full online degrees, as well as students looking for digital certifications from well-trusted organizations and institutions, if price isn't their biggest concern. If you're on a budget, you can still take advantage of their large catalog of free courses.

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