Pasadena, CA

School Details

The University of the People is an accredited, online university that offers flexible and tuition-free degree programs. Founded in 2009, UoPeople partners with established universities, academic leaders, major corporations and notable foundations in order to provide tuition-free learning. The University also taps into volunteers, Open Educational Resources, open-source technology and peer-to-peer learning to help support this innovative learning model. Students pay a minimal application and per course assessment fee; and scholarships provide added funding when needed.

Students can pursue associate and bachelor’s degrees in: 

  • Business administration
  • Computer science
  • Health science

In addition to undergraduate programs, the MBA offers opportunities for professionals wanting to further careers. Programs are extended to international students as well with students enrolled from over 200 countries and territories. 

Added benefits:

  • Online learning environment features small classrooms, peer-to-peer learning, and instructor support.
  • Personal Program Advisors and mentors provide academic assistance.
  • Library Services gives access to e-textbooks, e-journals and course materials.

Accreditation & Licensing

University of the People is accredited by:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

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