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Transfer Credits

Do you accept transfer credits from a master-level or higher for the undergraduate level?

Yes, UoPeople accepts all official post-secondary credentials for transfer credit: associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs. UoPeople will not accept remedial credits, experiential credit or continuing education units. UoPeople will consider accepting transfer credit for a course in any instance in which the course content is equivalent to that of...
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Is there a limitation to the amount of credits I can transfer?

For undergraduate degree programs, UoPeople may award the transfer of up to 50% of the required program credits. This means that students can transfer no more than 45 credits towards the completion of an associate’s degree, no more than 90 credits towards the completion of a bachelor’s degree and no...
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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.

Do you accept transfer credits on behalf of a military service/professional experiences?

UoPeople will not accept remedial credits, experiential credit or continuing education units. For additional information, please visit here https://www.uopeople.edu/become-student/application/transferring-credits-to-university-of-the-people/ .

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 delay the process:...
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I cannot afford to pay the transfer credit evaluation fee. Do you have grants or scholarships for that?

Asking for credit evaluation does not cost money. Only if and when your transfer credit request is approved, you will be asked to pay an evaluation fee of $17 per accepted course to cover the evaluation costs. You may choose not to pay if you decide not to transfer the credit. For those...
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Now that you accept transfer credits, can I skip some Foundation courses?

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...
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Can I transfer UoPeople credits to other universities?

The transferability of credits you earn at University of the People is at the complete discretion of an institution to which you may seek to transfer. Acceptance of the degree you earn in Business Administration, Computer Science, Community and Public Health, Master of Education, and/or Master of Business Administration, is...
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Why does it cost money to transfer credits?

Asking for credit evaluation does not cost money. Only if and when your transfer credit request is approved, you will be asked to pay an evaluation fee of $17 per accepted course to cover the evaluation costs. You may choose not to pay if you decide not to transfer the credit. For those...
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If I have more questions about transfer credit, who should I approach?

Please visit here https://www.uopeople.edu/become-student/application/transferring-credits-to-university-of-the-people/ to find detailed information about our transfer credit process. You may also reach out to your program advisor directly. You may also always apply for transfer credits via the Self Services Portal.

Can I transfer credits to UoPeople?

Yes, we consider credits earned at accredited institutions for transfer to UoPeople. In order for a course to be eligible for transfer credit, the following criteria must be met: Each course grade must be equivalent to a C or above, and The course content must be equivalent to a UoPeople...
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If I get a computer science degree from uopeople, Can I use it to apply to graduate school in the US?

University of the People is a private institution approved to operate by the Bureau for Private Post secondary Education. It has been accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) since February 2014. The practice of accreditation provides a standard level of quality for institutions and programs across the United States. The transferability of credits you...
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Can a student apply for masters program with other universities with a degree from Uopeople

The UoPeople degree is an accredited, American degree. Having said that, it is at the discretion of each institution as to which students to accept into their programs. Students are advised to contact the institution that you are interested in applying to in order to determine whether they will accept...
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Is University of the People degrees transferable?

University of the People offers the following six degrees: Associate (2 years) and Bachelor (4 years) degrees in Computer Science, Associate and Bachelor degrees in Business Administration and Associate and Bachelor degrees in Health Science. In addition Master's degrees in Business and Education. All UoPeople degrees are accredited by a...
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Will my degree be accepted at other universities?

University of the People and all of its academic degrees are accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. Students will need to check with their individual institution regarding whether degrees/credits from UoPeople are accepted.