$5.5 million of student savings through Open Course Library

Type: Evidence | Hypothesis: OER saves money | Polarity: | Sector: | Country:

Research by Student PIRGs found that students who take Open Course Library courses save $96 on average per course over using an expensive, traditional textbook. The total student savings are more than triple the original $1.8 million investment in the project which came from the Washington State Legislature and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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