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42% of World’s Top Universities offering Crypto Courses

The Coinbase analyzed that 42% of the world’s top-ranked Universities offers cryptocurrency course.

The ecosystem’s largest bank and quasi-exchange, Coinbase, commissioned a survey about higher education (students and faculty) attitudes toward crypto and blockchain.

They found over 40% of leading universities around the world offer at least one course in blockchain or crypto, and 25% of all students, regardless of major, said they would consider taking classes in either subject.

Many cryptocurrency exchanges including Coinbase has taken keen interest to offer cryptocurrency as a subject to the world’s top Universities especially when the market is with great because less knowledge may lead the person to disaster therefore, these steps were taken by the people as the students have also shown up their keen interest in it.

The bank teamed with Qriously to take the pulse of the top 50 universities in the world, as determined by US News & World Report rankings. They also asked students about their interest in subjects such as crypto and blockchain.

Takeaways of the study include finding nearly half, 42%, of the globe’s best universities, offer at least one course on either the subject of blockchain or crypto. And, as Coinbase explains, “Students from a range of majors are interested in crypto and blockchain courses — and universities are adding courses across a variety of departments.”

The top cryptocurrency includes Stanford University, Cornell University, New York University, Harvard University and many more.

The studies detailed that out of which one University says why it is important to be taught to students: US colleges, “Cornell offers the highest number of classes when including cryptography, cryptocurrency, or blockchain. The 28 courses include ‘Anthropology of Money’ and ‘Introduction to Blockchains, Cryptocurrencies, and Smart Contracts,’ which covers the cryptocurrency Bitcoin and ‘the technological landscape it has inspired and catalyzed,’ according to the course description.” 


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