Introducing the first accredited tuition-free online American university – University of the People (“UoPeople”):
- Category: Online Under-graduation.
- Full address: University of the People (Office of Admissions), 225 S. Lake Ave., Suite 300, Pasadena, CA 91101, USA.
- Phone numbers: USA: (626) 264-8880.
- University Website: http://www.uopeople.edu/
- Programs: Associate or Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration or Computer Science.
- International Collaborations: Yale ISP Law School for research; New York University (NYU) to accept students; access to certificate programs, mentoring, internships and employment opportunities in Microsoft for scholarships, and general support, scholarships for women and internships from Hewlett-Packard. Volunteers and leading academics around the world are supporting the organization. UoPeople has gained support from The Gates Foundation, Carnegie Corporation, Hewlett Foundation, and companies such as Google, Western Union, Pfizer, Estee Lauder and many more.
- Eligibility: The student has to be 18 or older, with proof of completing high school and proficiency in English. Must have connection to internet (broadband not required).
- Application Deadline: The University’s academic calendar consists of five nine-week terms and students can apply and be admitted to commence in any given term. UoPeople accepts and processes applications on an ongoing basis, so there are several admissions deadlines throughout the academic year, present on the other side of this link –http://www.uopeople.edu/become-student/academic-calendar/
- Facilities: Online student portal for student records, and other official documents, referrals to other offices and UoPeople Student Handbook. Online Access to Library Services. The small online classroom setting of UoPeople allows a group of supportive collective peer thinkers and teachers. Professors give each student attention according to their needs and provide full support; while creating a community for students to work together, assisting one another. Students even receive technical support throughout their studies in the classroom.Every student has access to a personal Program Advisor from the beginning of their studies, who will be with them till graduation.
- How to apply: Application form on the website link – http://www.uopeople.edu/become-student/application/.