ESPNU is owned by ESPN Inc. The channel is a joint venture between ABC Television Group which controls 80% stake and Hearst Corporation with 20% stake. ESPNU was launched in 2005, with the first broadcast originating from Gallagher-Iba Arena which is Oklahoma State University’s campus. The channel mainly covers college athletics and at times used as an outlet for regular ESPN programming.

Channel Sports Games Streamed Price Free Trial HD Stream Cable Required iOS App Android App
Watch-ESPNU-Online-300x169 Most College Sports! No Standalone App Yes, w/ Sling, Fubo etc Yes Yes, except w/ Sling, Fubo etc Yes Yes
sling_television-300x150 ESPNU Live Stream $25 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
fubo-live-sports ESPNU Included! $44.95 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
VPN-Live-Stream-300x67 Use a VPN to Watch Online $2 /month Try a VPN Yes No Yes Yes
hulu-live-stream-300x222 ESPNU Included! $39.99 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
DTV-Now-300x127 ESPN Live Stream $35 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes

Watch the ESPNU Without Cable

Cable television can be a hassle for many people who spend the majority of their day outside. Conventional cable requires having a television, something which many people are moving away from and towards consuming content on their smart devices. Check out these cable-free options for streaming ESPNU below. None of them require a commitment and all are under 40-50 bucks a month (Sling starts at $25).

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Watch ESPNU Live This Season with a VPN

If you’re concerned about privacy and computer security these days you may want to consider streaming ESPNU via VPN. They’re not expensive (3 bucks a month) and help protect you and your devices from tracking software.

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Streaming via the ESPNU app Online

ESPNU does not have a dedicated app just yet. However, ESPN’s app, in general, allows subscribers to ESPNU to access much of the content including live streaming. Some cable services have live streaming apps of their own which too will enable access to ESPNU in addition to other channels you’ve subscribed to.

Sports Streamed on ESPNU

ESPNU mainly focuses on college sports broadcast live from campuses. The channel has the rights to broadcast the following college sports conferences:  American Athletic Conference,  Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), Big 12 Conference, Big Ten Conference, Mid-American Conference (MAC),    Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), Missouri Valley Conference, Missouri Valley Football Conference, Pac-12 Conference, Southeastern Conference (SEC), Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), Sun Belt Conference, Western Athletic Conference (WAC), West Coast Conference (WCC).