University of the People

University of the People (UoPeople) is the Education Revolution! It is the first non-profit, American-accredited, tuition-free online university dedicated to opening access to higher education globally.



Thursday, August 12th, 2021


Applicants must be at least 16 years old

Applicants must show proof of high-school completion

Applicants must be English proficient

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Online Degree Programs

Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and partnered with top universities worldwide, UoPeople offers degree programs in Business Administration, Computer Science, Health Science, and Education.

Students will gain comprehensive knowledge of business theory and practical application in today’s versatile and challenging business world.

Provides the foundation and technical tools required for success in the high-tech industry encompassing both hardware, architecture, and software.

Gain knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience that are instrumental to working as a health care professional in this complex and evolving industry.

In collaboration with the IB, our online Master’s Degree Program will help you develop effective skills to become part of the next generation of highly-skilled teachers.

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Put yourself on the fast track to in-demand jobs - get the skills you need from a University that meets your needs.



UoPeople doesn’t charge for online college courses, course materials, or annual enrollment. We do charge minimal processing fees to keep UoPeople running.


UoPeople is a 100% online college. Control your schedule by studying anytime and anywhere you want - at home, work, or even on the move.


UoPeople is an accredited, American online University. Our academic leadership includes scholars from the best universities around the world.


Thanks to UoPeople’s small online college classes, students receive personalized attention and a supportive learning experience to fuel their success.


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UoPeople is not affected by Covid-19 and continues without disruption

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  • Meet Mieko: She Took Her Business Overseas
    Meet Mieko. Originally from Japan, she ran her own business with the ambition to expand internationally. When she moved to the United States, Mieko realized that the business culture was very different. That's when she decided to pursue her degree at UoPeople. Watch this video to learn more about her education journey that led her to transfer to UC Berkeley!
  • Meet Joe: The Haiti Earthquake Didn't Stop Him
    In 2010, Joe was studying for his degree in his school in Haiti when a devastating earthquake struck his country. The earthquake may have destroyed his school, but it didn't stop him from getting a higher education. Watch Joe's story and learn how he became a software engineer after transferring to NYU!
  • Meet Jermiko: Education Gave Him a Voice
    Growing up, Jermiko was able to overcome his shyness thanks to the help that he got. When he started college though, he had to drop out because his calls for help were unanswered. But that’s just one part of his story. Watch this video to learn about Jermiko’s journey!
  • A Year in Review & Looking to the Future
    Watch President Shai Reshef welcome UoPeople students to the new academic year!
  • Meet Sunny: He Fought for His Family
    Sunny always wanted to pursue a degree to help support his family. But, all too soon, he realized that he couldn't afford paying for his education. Everything changed when he found out about University of the People! Now, Sunny is a proud graduate of UoPeople!
  • Meet Thomas: The Most Flexible Student
    Meet our student, Thomas! Not only did he drop out of college, but he managed to do so 7 times! Thomas was a dedicated student, however, he simply could not afford college tuition while supporting his family of 21 members. But everything changed once Thomas discovered University of the People!
  • How Uopeople degrees are making an impact for graduates
    Every year our graduates share with us what they've been up to, and how UoPeople impacted their lives! We are excited to share how UoPeople is making a difference in our 2020 alumni survey!
  • Meet our Student Sarah: From Homeless to Amazon
    By the age of 13, Sarah and her family were homeless. It was very difficult to find a job, so Sarah started completing her education and eventually enrolled at UoPeople to get her MBA. Now Sarah is working at Amazon and thriving in her career!
  • Meet Madeline: Education Took Her to New Heights
    Meet our student: Madeline! After Madeline got married and started a family, she took a job at a bakery. Shortly after, she realized this was not fulfilling enough. She enrolled at UoPeople to earn her MBA, which opened up new professional opportunities!

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