Experience Sophia’s smart, student-friendly courses

Start work on college-level general education courses with a free trial from Sophia. Access the first unit of the courses you choose and sample the instructional content.

Start your free trial today

  • Take the first Challenge of any course
  • Go at your own pace
  • Access anytime, anywhere
  • Confirm your completed courses will transfer

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Check out our smart and intuitive self-paced courses. Feel confident knowing Sophia’s learning coaches are here to help you every step of the way. 

Confirm credit transfer as you explore

While in your free trial course, connect with your school to determine if Sophia credits will transfer. Any work you complete in the free trial will be saved, so if you decide to become a member, you don’t need to repeat that work. 

Does your school partner with Sophia?

Sophia partners with 60+ colleges and universities that have agreed to accept transfer credits from Sophia. More than 290 colleges and universities have reviewed Sophia credits. See if your school is on the list.


Access the course content through the first Challenge of any of Sophia’s 50+ courses.

Check Sophia’s list of partner schools to see if your school is on the list. If not, contact your registrar to learn about your school’s transfer credit policy and if Sophia coursework can be submitted for transfer.

Sophia course completions do not expire and will be available to submit for transfer when you’re ready. At that time, check with your school’s registrar for their credit transfer policies.

If you’ve completed the first Challenge during your free trial, you can pick up right where you left off after you become a Sophia member.

Don’t worry. Your completed courses won’t disappear if you cancel your membership. Those courses will be there for you when you’re ready to submit for transfer.

If you have an education benefit through your employer, it may cover your subscription to Sophia. Check with your benefits administrator to find out if you qualify.