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Application Process

I do not have a postal code, what do i do?

If your country does not use the zip/postal code system, please type NA or 00000 into the zip code field.

After I agree to the terms and conditions, what do I do next?

Once you submit your application you will be able to pay the $60 application fee, and verify your email address to access your portal. Keep your eyes out for an email coming your way! Make sure to verify your email address to gain access to your online portal.

Can I edit my request for transfer credit after I submit it?

No. Do not submit your request unless you have filled in all the courses you would like to have evaluated. You will not be able to edit or submit additional courses once you have submitted your application in the Self Services Portal.

What is the soonest i could start the MBA program assuming i met all enrollment requirment?

Our students have the opportunity to begin their program in any of the 5 terms each academic year.
To see our academic calendar please click here

If I was home schooled can I apply?

Homeschooled students are welcome to apply to study at UoPeople. In order to apply you must provide notarized/official proof of high school completion, be 16 years of age or older and be English proficient.

Applicants that were homeschooled and were supervised by the school district/ Education Department will need to...
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Where do I pay the Application Fee?

You may submit your payment online through the UoPeople Portal Payments can be made through Western Union (Western Union Agent Location (Quick Pay) and Western Union Wire Transfer (Global Pay), Paypal, Cashier’s Checks and Payment via MoneyGram.

PayPal payments can be with your personal PayPal account or by...
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What is the deadline for applying?

Please refer to our Amissions Calendar:

How do I gain admission?

To meet the admission requirements for our Undergraduate degree programs, applicants must:
Be 16 years old or older Be able to demonstrate high school completion or equivalent English proficiencyGraduate Admission

Bachelor’s degree English proficiency Two years of full-time work experience (MBA only) Letter of recommendation (MBA only)

I do not have an electronic signature.

You will simply need to type your name into the electronic signature field to complete that section. If you have further issues submitting your application, please send us a screen-shot of the filled out application form to [email protected]

I did not receive the email confirmation when I started my application.

Kindly check your spam folder to ensure that the email was not erroneously placed in an email folder other than your email inbox. If you do not find the email, please email the Office of Admissions directly to inquire about your specific application: [email protected] [email protected] .

What does “name of issuing institution” mean?

Name of Issuing Institution refers to the name of the high school or college where you graduated from: that is what you need to type into that field.

If I applied before and was denied admission, can I reapply next term?

Applicants may apply again in future terms under the following conditions. At its discretion, the University will review applications from rejected applicants who wish to apply again. All documents are maintained by the University for three years following submission; documentation need not be re-submitted within this time frame unless there...
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How can I upload an electronic signature?

No special computer application is required to make an electronic signature. Once you have completed all of the required sections of your online application, you can leave your electronic signature by simply typing your name into the signature field and clicking “Confirm Signature.”

I am having problems with my application process. Who can I contact for help?

Please email the Office of Admissions directly so they may address this specific question. Please include your Applicant ID #, should you have one, in the subject line of your email. The Office of Admissions email address is: [email protected]

How do I make changes on my application?

Please email [email protected] mailto:[email protected] with any information you would like to update

How do I send my original documents or academic certificates? Can I email them instead of sending them in the post?

UoPeople accepts notarized copies of official documents uploaded to your UoPeople Self Services Portal, this can be accessed once you have completed your application to the university and paid your application fee. They may also be scanned and sent to: [email protected] . Otherwise, UoPeople happily accepts scanned documentation.

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When will I know if I have been accepted to UoPeople?

All applicants are notified of their admission status via email on the Notice of Admission Day. Notice of Admission Day varies depending on the term to which you have applied. For the list of Notice Days for each term, please refer to the Admissions Calendar using the following link:

Will the admissions office tell me when my application is complete?

You may verify your application status via your online portal. You will be able to access your online portal after submitting your online application and verifying your email address.

Do you accept alternative documents to a High school diploma?

Yes, you may send a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate diploma AND transcript instead of a high school certificate and transcript. UoPeople does not accept any post secondary degrees other than a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate from accredited institutions of higher education. The accreditted institution must require a high school diploma to...
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I already submitted my online application but didn’t hear anything from the Office of Admissions. What’s wrong?

Once your application has been submitted, kindly check your spam email folder to ensure that mail from UoPeople did not erroneously get sent to a place other than your email inbox. If that doesn’t work, you may review the current status in the Self Services Portal or contact [email protected] for...
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Can I apply without a GED?

To meet University of the People’s admission requirements, applicants must:
Be 16 years old or older Be able to demonstrate high school completion Have English Proficiency For more information click here  or contact your admissions advisor.

Who will send me the evaluation results?

Please check on your Self Services Portal or email your program advisor.

How can I register for a prerequisite class?

If you are a current student, please log into your Self Services Portal or please contact your Program Advisor. 

How can I access my online portal?

Once you submit your application, you will be sent an email to verify your email address. After clicking on the link, you will be redirected to create a password to login!