Twice as many students are enrolled in cryptocurrency and blockchain courses compared to 2018, shows the latest Coinbase report on academic adoption. Among top 50 universities worldwide, 56% are offering courses on blockchain and digital coins, up from 42% in 2018.
Coinbase also discovers that most of the courses are outside computer science departments, and explore the economic and legal sides of digital assets. Cornell University is at the top of the crypto education list.
Emin Sirer, one of the early proponents for crypto education, greeted the growing interest, as there is now more information available to students who are curious about blockchain technology: