We invite you to watch the video of our recorded webinar from Tuesday, May 25, 2021, to learn more about UoPeople's online, tuition-free college degree programs!
We were honored and thrilled to have had Pascaline Servan-Schreiben, the VP of Development, and Kate Campbell, the Inbound Channels Director join us for a live webinar on Tuesday, May 25. They spent an hour with us explaining the heart and history of the University of the People and showed us how this program is accessible to everyone - including homeschooling families. We were excited to explore all that the University of the People offers high school graduates of all ages, backgrounds, and educational experiences.
The University of the People is starting an Education Revolution!
As the first online, tuition-free, American-accredited university UoPeople is making higher education affordable and accessible to all qualified applicants while providing support from application to graduation.
University of the People (UoPeople) is the Education Revolution. We are the first non-profit, tuition-free, American, accredited, online university. Dedicated to opening access to higher education globally, UoPeople is designed to help qualified high school graduates overcome financial, geographic, political, and personal constraints keeping them from collegiate studies. UNESCO estimates that by the year 2025, there will be nearly 100 million young people seeking seats in universities that don’t exist. UoPeople believes that access to higher education is a basic right which promotes world peace and global economic development.- From their About Us, In Brief page.
What does it mean to be Tuition-Free?
Please visit the University of the People's main page to request more info and to apply.
Which Degrees does the University of the People offer?
UoPeople offers quality, affordable degree programs developed by academic leaders from around the globe. Their degrees are designed to prepare students for success in the job market. They offer degrees in the following key fields: Business Administration, Computer Science, Education and Health Science.
They offer the following degrees:
What is the University of the People Student Experience like?
UoPeople's unique pedagogical model is based on an online collaborative learning environment that promotes peer-to-peer learning and utilizes open-source technology along with open educational resources (OER).
UoPeople offers comprehensive online learning, which can be accessed via any internet connection from anywhere in the world. This platform provides students with instruction by some of the top university lecturers worldwide. Online learning enables students greater flexibility and convenience when it comes to studying and completing coursework, and encourages innovative, original thinking.
Online learning doesn’t compromise quality!
UoPeople is an American accredited online university that attests to its academic excellence & rigorous standards.
UoPeople Academic Leadership is made up of distinguished academics from top universities across the globe.
Students will be connected with a personal Program Advisor at the commencement of their studies, who will remain with them until graduation. The student’s personal Program Advisor acts as his/her support system throughout their studies.
Visit their Student Life section to find out more from a Student's perspective, including:
Ask a Student
Career Development - UoPeople helps their students prepare for life after their degree
University of the People’s career development program consists of a number of tools and resources available to all students at any stage of their degree program at the University.
Career Service Center
Global Employment Network
If you're interested in applying, please go here to start your application.
College is on the minds of so many right now, and the movement towards a debt-free, high-quality college education is gaining momentum in our community, as well as in the broader culture. We look forward to keeping in touch with the University of the People to learn about new options that homeschooling families can explore.