2U Named on Washington Business Journal's 2015 List of "Fastest Growing Companies"

Oct 30, 2015, 08:36 ET from 2U, Inc.

LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU) announced today that it has been recognized as one of the Fastest Growing Companies for 2015 by Washington Business Journal. Based on percentage revenue growth of 40.69% percent, 2U earned a ranking of 45th among the list of 50 companies in the D.C. area. 2U partners with leading colleges and universities to deliver the world's best online degree programs so students everywhere can reach their full potential.

Washington Business Journal evaluated local companies with the highest average percentage revenue growth over a three-year period. Over 1,500 companies were considered for the honor and 50 finalists were named in September. The final ranking was announced at an honoree event on Thursday, October 29 in Tysons Corner, Va.

This accolade follows last year's award of 'IPO of the Year' by Washington Business Journal, in recognition of the 2014 debut as a public company and the success 2U has achieved on behalf of its university partners. 2U was also recently named as one of Glassdoor's "Best Places to Work" among small-and-medium-sized companies for a second year in a row, and one of the 12 "U.S. Global Growth Companies" by World Economic Forum.

About 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU) 2U partners with leading colleges and universities to deliver the world's best online degree programs so students everywhere can reach their full potential. Our Platform, a fusion of cloud-based software-as-a-service technology and technology-enabled services, provides schools with the comprehensive operating infrastructure they need to attract, enroll, educate, support and graduate students globally. Blending live face-to-face classes, dynamic course content and real-world learning experiences, 2U's No Back Row® approach ensures that every qualified student can experience the highest quality university education for the most successful outcome. Learn more at 2U.com.

Media Contact: Jemila Woodson jwoodson@2u.com 301-892-4419

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