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iTunes U surpasses 100 million downloads

updated 06:15 pm EST, Fri December 18, 2009

Content from over 175 colleges and universities

iTunes U has reportedly surpassed 100 million downloads, according to CNET. Apple claims the most popular content has been hosted by the UK-based Open University. The school provides education to approximately 180,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in a wide variety of programs.

The portal can be used as a free service for educational institutions, students, and other users. Apple's authentication methods allow schools to restrict lesson access to students taking part in particular classes.

iTunes U is utilized by several well-known universities including MIT, UCLA, Princeton, Oxford, Harvard, and Yale, among others.

by MacNN Staff



  1. Constable Odo

    Joined: Dec 1969


    iTunes U is the most under-rated

    section of iTunes. They have such a mass of information and it doesn't cost a cent. iTunes U could really empower the future Apple tablet when it comes to education. There are a lot of really interesting topics.

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