UoPeople admits students from around the globe. This ensures that classes will have representation from many different cultures. It broadens horizons and enriches the curriculum as students bring their local experiences to the conversation about teaching around the world.
Networking is also an essential tool to building a successful career. UoPeople’s international community of students and faculty provides a global networking community. With students hailing from over 200 countries and faculty from top international universities, corporations and foundations, students can find people living and working in places that they...Read More
University of the People offers a unique learning experience that combines peer-based and collaborative learning, with information technologies and the internet. Within online study communities, students share resources, exchange ideas, discuss weekly topics, submit assignments and take exams. The curriculum itself is supported by respected scholars. A community of...Read More
The Bachelor's Degree program in Health Sciences is focused on public and community health, environmental protection, preventative community health initiatives, and emergency response. The degree prepares students to work in advocacy, education and organization. The course of study also includes a number of general education courses included to lay an...Read More
UoPeople graduates are working in very highly renowned companies around the world after graduating with a UoPeople degree. Many of our graduates decide to take the skills and knowledge they acquire in their degree program, and start their own businesses. Additionally, many of our students have reported promotions and career advancement upon...Read More
University of the People provides access to a number of different internship opportunities offered by internationally recognized corporations and organizations, and are available exclusively to University of the People students. To learn more about internships click here: https://www.uopeople.edu/student-experience/quality/career-development/internships/
Yes, once a student successfully satisfies all requirements of a program, University of the People will issue an official UoPeople Certificate of Completion and transcripts stating that a student has successfully completed his/her program, with the final grades for each course taken.
UoPeople’s academic year runs from September 1 through August 31. There are five terms in the academic year. Each term is nine weeks in length, and there are one or two weeks between terms. Term 1 begins the first week of September. Term 5 ends in the middle of August....Read More
Degree Seeking Students may choose to be part-time students taking 1 course per term, or full-time students taking 2-3 courses per term. Students must complete all requirements for the Associate’s degree in no more than 25 terms of active enrollment excluding any periods of separation from the University. Students must...Read More
Before the first term begins each new student is assigned a designated username and password to log into the University of the People online platform and courses. All new students are registered for their first term courses by the Office of Student Services. You will automatically be enrolled in the...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.
At the end of each course, a letter grade will be given by the Course Instructor for the course, based on the student’s performance. All course credits where a letter grade is issued are factored into a student’s term and cumulative GPA. For additional information on our grading system please visit...Read More
University of the People has a grading scale which may be viewed in our Catalog https://www.uopeople.edu/about/uopeople/essential-uopeople-documents/university-catalog/ . However each course has it's own syllabus detailing the specifics of how said course will be graded, including the weight of each assignment, quiz, and exam.
Students who believe they have been graded unfairly may appeal their final course grades. Students appealing a grade should note that the burden of proof in challenging a grade rests with the student. For a change in grade to be recommended, a student must make a compelling case that the...Read More
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