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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.

CURRENT STUDENTS: 51,322

EARLY ADMISSIONS DEADLINE

Thursday, December 17, 2020

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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.

  • 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!
  • Meet Abubakar: The Teacher of a Nation
    Meet Our Student: Abubakar Keita! Born in Liberia, Abubakar was unable to get an education due to civil wars in his country — until he found UoPeople. Abubakar graduated from UoPeople and now uses his degree in Computer Science to teach students in his community how to use technology to change their lives.
  • Meet Jill: A Filipino Immigrant's Story
    Meet Our Student: Jill! As an undocumented immigrant, Jill struggled to get a decent job and could not afford to go to college — until she found UoPeople. Now Jill is pursuing a degree in Business Administration without compromising precious time with her young daughter.
  • A CEO Who Goes to School
    Meet Our Student: Malik. From homeless to CEO, Malik shares his story of struggle and success as he furthers his education with UoPeople – to help him become the best CEO.

WHY UOPEOPLE?

Tuition-free

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

flexibility

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

quality

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

Support

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

200+

Countries & Territories

Student Locations

39,731

courses

Taken Last Term

4.567

avg. Years

Degree Completion Time

14:1

ratio

Student To Faculty

97%

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OUR ALUMNI WORK AT

LAUNCHING FIRST DEGREE PROGRAM IN ARABIC

UoPeople has launched the first online non-profit, tuition-free, American, accredited online degree program in Arabic!

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How UoPeople Helps Students During COVID-19

COVID-19 is disrupting life as we know it. Schools are shutting down around the world. At UoPeople we pride ourselves on our ability to continue as an online university without any disruption. Join the 44,091 students who are studying with us right now from over 200 countries and territories!

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