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.



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

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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.

  • 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.
  • Meet Sita: How Education Saves His Life
    Meet Our Student: Sita! Born in Guinea, Sita is poor, the sole provider for his family, and unable to leave Guinea to get a quality education - until he enrolled at UoPeople. Thanks to the internet, education is always available.
  • Education Changed His Life
    Meet Our Student: Darwin! Born in Mexico where gang violence forced him and his family to escape to America, Darwin became an undocumented immigrant. Without documentation, Darwin struggled to get a job and an education — until he enrolled at UoPeople. Darwin hopes to use his education to open more doors to immigrants.
  • The Time Trap
    Meet Our Student: Doug. Between work and home life, Doug shares how his busy schedule and lack of funds prevented him from furthering his education until he found UoPeople.
  • 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.
  • How He Made University - Almost Free!
    President Reshef had the privilege to travel to Armenia and meet Nas Daily, along with several of our students. If you don’t already know him, Nas is a wonderful young man whose daily videos have inspired hundreds of millions around the world.



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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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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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 27,000 students who are studying with us right now from over 200 countries and territories!

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