FAQ / Requirements
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
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
UoPeople currently does not accept the following credits for transfer:
– Remedial Credits
– Experiential Credit
– Continuing Education Units
For more information, please visit our page about transferring credits to UoPeople.
The requirements that must be met to apply for one of our undergraduate degrees are as follows:
Be 16 years old or older Be able to demonstrate high school completion Have English proficiency. Please click here to see the following admission requirements: http://www.uopeople.edu/become-student/admission/general-requirements/ http://www.uopeople.edu/become-student/admission/general-requirements/
A notarized copy is a photocopy of an original document that has been certified as a true copy of the original. UoPeople requires that all copies of education credentials and their translations bear original notary stamps and signatures. Notary stamps can be issued by a notary public. Additionally, government institutions,...Read More
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.
Yes! University of the People welcomes all individuals who meet the admissions criteria to apply. A GED diploma is an acceptable document to send in for your application to be reviewed.
UoPeople’s online degree programs are American accredited and are taught in English, except for of our new programs in Arabic. Therefore, non-native English speakers who want to study in one of our English programs or courses must demonstrate that they meet the required level of proficiency in English before beginning...Read More
Yes. Please view the following link to see the minimum scores required for each English Proficiency certificate accepted by UoPeople – http://www.uopeople.edu/files/Pdf/english_proficiency_qualifications.pdf http://www.uopeople.edu/files/Pdf/english_proficiency_qualifications.pdf
University of the People is a non-profit, tuition-free university. Because of this, UoPeople does not participate in federal financial aid and, therefore, does not sign the 1098-T form.
One of the admissions requirements at UoPeople is that students must be 16 years or older. Please visit our General Admissions Requirements page to learn more.
Applicants must prove high school completion through the submission of a high school diploma and transcripts. However, there is not a minimum GPA required to be accepted to University of the People.
University of the People welcomes all individuals who meet the admissions criteria to apply including homeschooled applicants. Homeschooled applicants must provide notarized/official proof of high school completion, be 16 years of age or older, and must meet the requirements for English language proficiency.
Additionally, homeschooled applicants who...Read More
Yes, of course! We welcome all eligible individuals to study at UoPeople, including those who have already studied at the university level. If you have completed an Associates, Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate program, you may send your university diploma(s) and transcript(s) in place of a high school diploma and transcript....Read More