Everything you need to teach online.

More than 4 Million Students, 20,000 Courses

  • Course Revenues: $250,000
    5,000 Students

    Who can teach? You!

    Udemy empowers you to create a course and teach online. We offer the best (free!) online teaching tools, a helpful instructor community, and expert support teams dedicated to your success.

    Become a Udemy Instructor

    Discover a supportive community of online instructors. Get instant access to all course creation resources.

    How much can you earn?

    More than you might think.

    The average instructor earns $7,000 on Udemy. 96% of instructors make sales.

    Committed to Instructors

    Your content. Our support. Period.

    When you drive a sale to a student, you'll keep 100% of the revenue. When Udemy brings students to your course, you'll keep 50% of each sale.

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    • All-in-one, free online learning platform
    • Unlimited, highest quality video upload
    • Course design & development support
    • Worldclass developers working for you on the latest technologies
    • 24/7 customer support and payment processing
    • Infinite, worldwide reach
    • Your very own mobile app built right in
    • Course management tools to collaborate & communicate
    • Track your sales, earnings & more
    • A supportive instructor community where you can learn and share

    Frequently Asked Questions

    • What does a typical Udemy course look like?

      Great question! A typical Udemy course has 1-3 hours of content, with a minimum requirement of at least 30 mins of content and 60% video content.
    • What is Udemy's traffic like?

      We have over 3 million students currently using the platform, as well as over 4 million monthly visitors!
    • Are there any costs associated with creating a course on Udemy?

      Nope! Creating a course is entirely free for our instructors and there are never any maintenance fees.
    • You keep 100% of the revenue (minus payment fees) when you bring new students to Udemy. For every student Udemy brings to your course through our marketing efforts, you keep 50% of the sale. Udemy handles all customer service, payment processing and hosting fees, and gives you access to the complete feature set of Udemy including the mobile version of your courses all for no additional cost. You can see more information on our revenue share here.
    • How should I price my course?

      Some instructors use a metric of around $10 - $30 per hour of course content. Most courses on Udemy are priced between $29 - $99.
    • Feel free to review our Terms of Use here .
    • How long are students able to access my course?

      Once your course is purchased, the student has access to all course materials indefinitely, just like an on-demand channel!
    • What does Udemy do to promote my course?

      With over 3 million registered students, we naturally have quite a few students searching for courses on Udemy :-). We also focus on enabling our instructors to successfully promote their courses via: coupon codes , our affiliate program, Udemy's featured and trending sections, and advice from our awesome in-house instructor promotion team.
    • Are there any standards or requirements I should know about while creating my course?

      Yes. Udemy reviews all courses published on Udemy.com to make sure they meet our standards for quality. You can checkout our full course creation checklist here.
      There are 3 important standards to keep in mind:
      1. Courses should contain at least 30 minutes of content with 60% video content.
      2. Courses should be well structured to deliver on learning objectives.
      3. Audio should be clear and intelligible; Video should be clear, well-lit, and high-definition.
    • What type of equipment (camera, microphone, software) do I need to create an online course?

      There are many, very low-cost ways to create your online course, and many tools to help you shoot video, edit video, create great sound, set up lighting, and more Here are a few of our instructors' favorite tools.