Logo
Maven logo
Maven

Course Marketplace

7.4
10
Treehouse logo
Treehouse

Education Company

7.8
10
Our winner

Maven vs. Treehouse - complete comparison

Overview

Toggle
Description
Maven logoMaven

Maven is a relatively new online learning platform, created by the co-founder of Udemy. It provides cohort-based courses led by expert instructors and all kinds of professional skills from sales to software engineering. Their approach of live cohorts is proven to lead to higher course engagement and better learning results.

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
Maven logoMaven
COHORT BASED

Cohort-based courses

Learn a new skill from one of the various professionals teaching on Maven. These courses are synchronous, cohort-based courses which is supposed to help you get more out of the course and achieve a better learning effect.

$300 - $1000 USD
4–6 hours per week
Treehouse logoTreehouse
Subscription plans
Maven logoMaven
PERSONAL

Regular

Access to all courses and learning materials

$20 - 30 USD per month
Treehouse logoTreehouse
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
Maven logoMaven
    Pros
  • User-friendly interface
  • High-quality content
  • Interactive, cohort-based learning experience
  • Cons
  • Courses are expensive
  • Learning support may be limited
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

Toggle
Type
Course MarketplaceEducation Company
Number of courses
200+300+
Popularity

Relatively niche

Relatively niche

Available categories
Business Analytics & IntelligenceDesign ToolsDigital MarketingProgramming LanguagesWeb Development
Business StrategyProgramming LanguagesWeb DesignWeb DevelopmentGame DevelopmentMobile Development
Available languages
English
English

Evaluation

Toggle
Full score
7.4
10
7.8
10
Individual scores
Course quality
Maven
Treehouse
LowHigh
Course catalog
Maven
Treehouse
Less satisfiedVery satisfied
Affordability
Maven
Treehouse
More expensiveHigher value
Career value
Maven
Treehouse
Low valueHigh value
Customer support
Maven
Treehouse
BadGood
Usability
Maven
Treehouse
BadGood

Features

Toggle
Support options
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Chat
  • Community
  • Knowledge base
  • Learning support
  • Career support
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Chat
  • Community
  • Knowledge base
  • Learning support
  • Career support
Available apps
No apps available...

No apps available...

Company

Toggle
Company name
Maven Inc.Treehouse Island Inc.
Company size

Medium

Small

Founded in
20182011
Headquarters

United States

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

United States

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Founders
John Doe, Jane SmithRyan Carson, Gillian Carson, Alan Johnson
External reviews

No reviews yet...

ios logo
Trustpilot
3.913 reviews

Our opinion

Toggle
Summary
Maven logoMaven

With their approach of cohort-based courses, Maven is trying to shake up the digital education market. We like that they back their approach on research about effective learning, trying to create a learning experience that produces the best outcomes for students. Their courses are also typically taught by experienced practitioners, ensuring a high course quality. Overall, we recommend Maven for professionals that want to step up their game on a specific topic, if budget isn't the biggest concern. On Maven, you pay a little bit extra for the convenience of direct access to your instructors and a more effective, cohort-based experience. Students with limited budget might be better off going with other platforms.

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.

Related comparisons

Other popular comparisons