Free Online Courses-Tufts University

Tufts University is a top private research university in the US,  ranked as the 15th most selective university in the country by the US News in 2008. Its undergraduate program is placed 28th overall on US News & World Report's 2009 rankings of national universities.

The university is ranked 19th for Best Values in Private Colleges (2008) by It is also rated among the Top 50 in the Top Tier College Rankings 2006-2008. Tufts is also well placed in the world rankings, rated 102nd in Shanghai Jiao Tong University's 2007 ARWU ranking., and placed at 157th in the THES 2008 World University Rankings.

Tufts University offers free OpenCourseWare classes to the public. It focuses on life science and international issues.

A list of free online courses is offered through the following schools:
  • Tufts School of Dental Medicine
  • Tufts School of Medicine
  • Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
  • The Fletcher School (graduate professional school of international relations)
  • Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
  • School of Arts & Sciences
Some Popular free courses are:
  • Geriatric Dentistry
  • Histology: Study of Cells, Tissues and Organs
  • Implant Dentistry
  • Medicine I
  • Medicine II
  • Medicine III: Hospital Clerkship Program
  • Oral Public Health and Community Service Program
  • Preclinical Complete Denture Prosthodontics
  • Special Care in Dentistry
  • Population Medicine
  • Nutrition and Medicine
  • Theories of Public Policy
  • International Multilateral Negotiation
  • Law and Veterinary Medicine
  • Zoological Medicine
  • Producing Films for Social Change
  • Introduction to Modern Physics