University of the People

Pasadena, CA, USA

The University of the People is an online university dedicated to bringing educational opportunities to students all over the globe regardless of location or financial status. UoPeople confers bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science, Health Science, and Business Administration as well as master’s degrees in Business and Education. All UoPeople classes are tuition-free and students are only responsible for paying application and assessment fees. Every UoPeople class follows a collaborative learning format featuring instructor-monitored online class forums and peer review groups.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
7%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
4,411
Total Number of Undergrads
4,390
Academic Calendar

Other academic year

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$1,000
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$1,000

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
34%
Average Aid Per Year
$263
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
34%
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$263

Student Loans

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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
65%
35%
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

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