Apply

FAQ / Fees

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages

Fees

Can I pay with my local currency?

UoPeople requires all payments be submitted in US Dollars. UoPeople offers payment through Western Union Agent Location (Quick Pay) and Western Union Wire Transfer (Global Pay), Paypal, Cashier’s Checks and Payment via MoneyGram. PayPal: PayPal allows you to initiate payment through the Internet (and also provides the ability to pay...
Read More

Why are there fees if you are tuition-free?

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

What can I do if the payment options you offer are not available to me?

If you are unable to make payment via PayPal or Western Union, you may submit payment for the Application Processing Fee with a Cashier’s Check, which is a check issued by a bank: 

1. Cashier’s Checks must be issued in US dollars. 
2. Cashier’s Checks must be payable to...
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

How can I pay to Transfer Credit?

You may pay the Transfer Credit Evaluation Fee in all accepted payment methods at UoPeople, besides wire transfer. Including:
PayPal – Transfer the money via your account to [email protected] – this is the ideal and simpler way to make the payment.
 
Other, offline, methods which may...
Read More

Where do I pay the Application Fee?

You may submit your payment online through the UoPeople Portal http://your.uopeople.edu. 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...
Read More

What if I am unable to pay the Application fee?

If you cannot afford to pay the Application Fee, you may be eligible for a grant or scholarship.  Please contact your Admissions Advisor or [email protected] mailto:[email protected] for additional information.

What are the costs involved in completing the MBA program?

Please note that we are a tuition-free online university, as we do not charge our students for their educational instruction, course materials or annual enrollment. However, in order to ensure that our operations remain sustainable; we require that all applicants pay a one-time application fee of $60. MBA students are...
Read More

Can someone else I know pay my Application Fee?

Yes, you may have someone else pay your Application Processing Fee on your behalf.
 
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...
Read More

Is the Application Fee refundable?

The one-time Application Processing Fee of $60 is non-refundable. We charge this $60 fee to review your application as the UoPeople Admissions team has to manually review each individual application submitted. Given the large volume of applications we receive, this process is lengthy and, by extension, expensive. Owing to the...
Read More

How can I pay?

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 using major credit card or debit card—VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express....
Read More

Do I need to have a PayPal account in-order to pay you?

You do not need a PayPal account to make a payment. You may pay via credit card as a guest user. 
UoPeople offers payment through Western Union Agent Location (Quick Pay) and Western Union Wire Transfer (Global Pay), Paypal, Cashier’s Checks and Payment via MoneyGram.

PayPal: PayPal allows you...
Read More

What are the costs involved in order to complete the MBA program?

University of the People is the world’s first tuition-free, non-profit, American accredited, online university. Though we are tuition-free, there is a one-time $60 Application Fee. We charge the $60 fee to review your application because the UoPeople Admissions team has to manually review each application submitted. Given the large volume...
Read More

I have financial aid pell grant can I use for the tuition fees?

University of the People does not participate in federal financial aid programs. Please contact: [email protected] 

Are UoPeople students eligible to receive funding from FAFSA?

University of the People is a tuition-free, non-profit, American accredited institution. We are dedicated to opening the gates to higher education, regardless of an individual’s financial background. Hence, University of the People offers grants and scholarships for individuals who are experiencing financial hardship. Currently, however, University of the People does not...
Read More

How would I know that you have received my payments?

UoPeople sends an electronic receipt via email for each payment.

Do I have to pay any fees to study at UoPeople?

As a non-profit academic institution dedicated to opening access to higher education, UoPeople has succeeded in cutting down almost the entire cost of higher education. University of the People does not charge its students tuition. To help support the university’s continued operation, University of the People asks for a non-refundable...
Read More

How much will it cost to complete the MBA program?

There is a one-time $60 Application Fee, as well as a $200 course assessment fee, to be paid at the end of each course. The total cost for an MBA is approximately $2,460. Please visit our Fees page on our website to learn more.

 

I tried to pay my Application Fee but the system does not allow me – why?

If you are having trouble with the application process, please contact us at [email protected]