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Maven logo
Maven

Course Marketplace

7.4
10
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Udacity

Education Company

8.2
10
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Maven vs. Udacity - complete comparison

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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.

Udacity logoUdacity

Udacity is an online learning platform popular for its "Nanodegree" programs. The courses on the platform focus on skills for the tech sector, ranging from software development to cybersecurity and digital business.

Types of courses
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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
Udacity logoUdacity
Subscription plans
Maven logoMaven
PERSONAL

Regular

Access to all courses and learning materials

$20 - 30 USD per month
Udacity logoUdacity
PERSONAL

Udacity membership

Access to all Nanodegree programs, project reviews, and career services

$200 - 250 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
Udacity logoUdacity
    Pros
  • High-quality courses
  • Great learning support
  • Career services available
  • Cons
  • Expensive subscription
  • Only tech-related courses

General information

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Type
Course MarketplaceEducation Company
Number of courses
200+400+
Popularity

Relatively niche

Popular

Available categories
Business Analytics & IntelligenceDesign ToolsDigital MarketingProgramming LanguagesWeb Development
Data ScienceMobile DevelopmentProgramming LanguagesWeb Development
Available languages
English
English

Evaluation

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Full score
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8.2
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Individual scores
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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
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Company

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Company name
Maven Inc.Udacity, Inc.
Company size

Medium

Large

Founded in
20182011
Headquarters

United States

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Founders
John Doe, Jane SmithSebastian Thrun, David Stavens, Mike Sokolsky
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4.62620 reviews

Our opinion

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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.

Udacity logoUdacity

Udacity offers a variety of learning programs designed to help students acquire relevant tech skills. We particularly like the amount of support students receive, with project reviews and direct access to subject-matter experts. This however comes at a price, so Udacity might not be best suited for students looking to learn on a budget, but if good learning support is important to you and budget is not your biggest concern, Udacity might be the perfect place for you to learn some new tech skills.

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