Application Materials

May I talk to someone?

UoPeople is always ready to answer your questions. Visit our Contact Us page to find the relevant department for your query.  Read more...

What are “notarized copies”?

A notarized copy is a photocopy of an original document that has been certified as a true copy of the original. UoPeople requires that all copies of Read more...

How do I send my academic certificates?

For the quickest processing of your application materials, please upload them online directly via the UoPeople Self-Service Portal. This can be accessed Read more...

What are the application requirements?

Proof of a high school diploma and/or Bachelor's degree must be met by providing the high school diploma and/or Bachelor's degree diploma or Read more...

When will I know if I have been accepted to UoPeople?

All applicants are notified of their admission status via email on the Notice of Admission Day. Notice of Admission Day varies depending on the term to Read more...

Do I need to send or scan my original documents?

UoPeople accepts notarized copies of official documents uploaded to your Self Services Portal, or they may be scanned and sent to: admissions@ Read more...

Does the University accept a GED diploma?

Yes! University of the People welcomes all individuals who meet the admissions criteria to apply. A GED diploma is an acceptable document to send in for Read more...

Can I email scanned documents instead of sending it through the post?

For the quickest processing of your application materials, please upload them online directly via the UoPeople Self-Service Portal. This can be accessed Read more...

My diploma and transcripts are not in English. Will you accept them?

Diplomas and transcripts that are not in English should be submitted together with an official notarized translation. This means that UoPeople must Read more...

What are the requirements for completion of the MBA program?

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) requires the completion of at least 36 semester hour credits of graduate level study including all courses Read more...

I do not hold an English Proficiency document. Will I still be considered for admission?

UoPeople offers an alternative route for demonstrating English language proficiency for international students who are not from an English-speaking Read more...

What do I need to apply?

To apply for an Undergraduate program, you will need: High School CompletionEnglish ProficiencyFor more in depth information regarding the graduate degree Read more...

I am having problems with my application process

Please email the Office of Admissions directly so they may address this specific question. Please include your Applicant ID #, should you have one, in the Read more...

Are undocumented students able to apply?

Yes, we welcome undocumented students. In fact, around 1/4 of our US students are undocumented. Higher education is the key to opening up doors for Read more...

Can I send my Bachelor’s Diploma instead of my high school certificate?

Yes, you may send a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate diploma AND transcript instead of a high school certificate and transcript. Read more...

I want to make some changes on my application.

Please email admissions@uopeople.edu with any information you would like to update Read more...

Are there additional or different requirements for Computer Science applicants?

To meet the admission requirements of all UoPeople Undergraduate degree programs, including Computer Science, applicants must: Be 16 years old or older Be Read more...

I missed the cut off date to send in my documents - Is it too late?

Our gates are always opened, if you missed one cut off date, apply for our next term! Please refer to our academic calendar which lists the deadlines for Read more...

Can I send another exam besides IELTS or TOEFL to prove English proficiency?

Yes you may! To view the English proficiency certificates that are accepted by UoPeople, please access the following link - https://www.uopeople.edu/ Read more...

Will the admissions office tell me when my application is complete?

You may verify your application status via your online portal. You will be able to access your online portal after submitting your online application and Read more...

Am I required to send my English Proficiency document with my other documents?

Your English Proficiency document must be submitted with your other documents to be considered for an undergraduate program. For the quickest processing Read more...