University of People, an online tuition-free university for all
Posted On May 26, 2017
Education is the fundamental aspect in which University of People is entrusting its philosophy, perceiving it as a basic right. The access to higher education is an extremely important key which encourages a both economically and morally developed world. Hence, University of People is supporting students across the globe to accomplish their academic goals no matter their cultural, social, religious or economic background.
The world’s first non-profit, tuition-free, accredited online university, it is the first non-profit, tuition-free university dedicated to opening access to higher education worldwide. The university is using an open-source technology, peer-to-peer learning determined to provide a unique learning experience despite geographic or financial constraints. University of People, in February 2014, received accreditation from the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, a U.S. Department of Education authorized accrediting agency.
Attending classes has never been easier. With a virtual web address and a strong internet connection, students can access anytime the programs offered by the university. The University’s of People academic leadership comes from reputable universities such as: Cambridge, Yale, Harvard, Oxford and many more.
For which fields of study students can opt?
Students who are interested to pursue a degree program in BA, health science and computer science are welcomed to apply. Here are the degree programs: http://www.uopeople.edu/programs/
Who can apply?
Since the university is hosting students from over 200 countries, students from all over the world are encouraged to apply. However, University of People accepts students who have graduated high school, have a good command of English, and a strong internet connection to attend the online classes.
Is University of People offering scholarships?
University of People is an American online university which offers distance-learning programs. It is a tuition-free, non –profit institution which does not charge students to take classes, for their annual enrollment, or for any reading or other study materials. However, in order to remain sustainable, the university is charging processing fees per exam. The fees are collected towards the end of each course. If applicants do not afford to pay these fees, the university is offering a variety of scholarships which will cover partially or fully the processing fees. Here is a link with all the available scholarships offered by the university: http://www.uopeople.edu/tuition-free/our-scholarships/
Which are the application instructions?
Anually, the admission process is administered in 5 terms. IMPORTANT! The following deadline is July 13, 2017 for term starting on September 7, 2017. All the students who are interested should apply today. They need to complete the application requirements and undergo an application process. Students can apply here: https://applicants.uopeople.edu/Admissions.aspx
For more pieces of information about the online university and its scholarships, students should visit the official website here: http://www.uopeople.edu.