Yes. In February 2014 UoPeople received accreditation from the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). This can...Read More
University of the People is based on the premise that education is crucial to the advancement of individuals and society at large. Millions of people around the world, especially in developing countries, are excluded from higher education for various reasons. As a volunteer with UoPeople, you help make the dream...Read More
University of the People is constantly seeking out volunteers for its various departments. While we cannot promise that each and every potential volunteer will be able to find a suitable volunteer position with us, we try our best to match potential volunteers with their desired position.
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To meet admission requirements, applicants must: be 16 years old or older, be able to demonstrate high school completion, and have English proficiency To apply for admissions consideration to UoPeople, applicants must complete an online application. For additional information, please visit our admissions requirements page.Read More
If your country does not use the zip/postal code system, please type NA or 00000 into the zip code field.Read More
Yes, we welcome undocumented students. In fact, around 1/4 of our US students are undocumented. Higher education is the key to opening up doors for undocumented students. A lot of the undocumented students living in the US are young and driven but have no access to higher education, therefore they...Read More
Please contact your Admissions or Program Advisor in this case.Read More
UoPeople is based on the belief that education is a basic right for all qualified applicants, not just for a privileged few. The University works to open the gates of higher education to qualified students anywhere in the world, because everyone deserves a chance to improve their future. Therefore, no...Read More
UoPeople is constantly working on developing new programs for their students and expects to have more degree earning programs in the near future.Read More
Every M.Ed. student is required to complete a final applied research project. Using rigorous education research methods, students will delve into a teaching-related question that has practical relevance for their own professional practice. They submit a report on the results of the study.
Students also make a presentation on their...Read More
The M.Ed. in Advanced Teaching was designed in cooperation with the International Baccalaureate (IB). The IB is a global leader in the provision of high-quality, accessible programs for K-12 students. Offered by almost 5,000 schools in more than 150 countries, IB programs encourage both personal growth and academic achievement. The...Read More
While the program is primarily directed at K-12 classroom teachers in public and private schools, anyone who works with children and youth could benefit from the program.
Educators work in a variety of settings – nursery schools, community colleges, after-school programs, museums, sports and recreation programs, hospitals, tutoring programs, health...Read More
If you complete your transfer credit request within seven days after receiving the email notifying you that you are qualified for admission, you may be able to be admitted to the Transfer Credit Foundations Pathway. Those in this Foundations program only need to complete Online Education Strategies (UNIV 1001). Those...Read More
It is the University’s mission to provide affordable, tuition-free education for everybody. University of the People is tuition-free, which means there is no charge for teaching or instruction.
To help support the university’s continued operation, UoPeople charges a $60 application fee, and an Assessment Fee per course completed ($120...Read More
Will someone in admissions be able to assist me with a tuition deferment once I am accepted to uopeople?
Once you will be accepted to University of the People, we will be able to sign your loan deferment form. Please note that UoPeople does not directly participate in any federal financial aid programs.
Your program advisor will be happy to help you.
So, you’ve provided an estimate of cost of fees to complete various degree programs. What are the fees for the cost of books, supples, etc.?
University of the People does not charge students to take classes, for any reading or study materials, or for annual enrollment. It is the university’s mission to provide affordable, tuition-free education for everybody. UoPeople charges nominal fees in order to remain sustainable.
For students who cannot afford those fees,...Read More
A student should expect to spend at least 15-17 hours per week on each course. This includes readings, research work, writing, project work, etc.Read More
Students in their final term of study complete and submit the Graduation Application. The Office of Student Services does a graduation audit and notifies the student of his/her readiness for graduation.Read More
Registrations for courses with a proctored exam are pending upon the approval of a proctor. Students who do not successfully identify a confirmed proctor will not be successfully registered to the course.Read More