Application Materials

What are the application requirements?

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

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...

How do I send my academic certificates?

University of the People requires official notarized copies of your documentation. You can scan these documents to: admissions@uopeople.edu    Read more...

What are the requirements to apply for the MBA program?

Applicants must meet the following admissions requirements for the MBA program: • Applicants must be 18 years old or older • Have a minimum of Read more...

What are the costs involved in order to complete the MBA program?

There is a $60 Application Processing Fee, as well as a $200 per course assessment processing fee. The MBA can be completed for a total of $2,460, Read more...

What do I need to apply?

If applying to an undergraduate degree program, students will be considered for admission to the UoPeople Foundations Courses upon submission of the 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...

What are the prerequisite courses for the MBA program?

Applicants must complete 8 prerequisite courses either at UoPeople or at another institution in order to be admitted to study towards the MBA degree. If 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. UoPeople Read more...

How many terms needed to complete the MBA program?

Time to degree will vary by student and depend in great part on whether a student studies full-time or part-time and whether or not they enroll for all 5 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...

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...

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...

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

UoPeople will receive either scanned notarized documents or hard copies to our Pasadena office. Our gates are always opened, if you missed one cut off Read more...

I want to make some changes on my application.

Please send all the information you would like to update to the UoPeople Office of Admissions. Please make sure to include your applicant ID #. The email Read more...

Do I need to send or scan my original documents?

UoPeople accepts notarized copies of official documents that may be scanned and sent to: admissions@uopeople.edu   Applicants must present their Read more...

What do I need to provide if I was homeschooled?

University of the People welcomes all individuals who meet the admissions criteria to apply including homeschooled applicants. Homeschooled applicants Read more...

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

If you do not hold an English Proficiency qualification, or scored less than the minimum score required, and have met all other admissions requirements, Read more...

Can I apply to the MBA program while I am still studying for my bachelor’s degree?

No, applicants must have earned their bachelor’s degree in order to apply for the MBA program. Therefore, you must first graduate and only then you Read more...

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

Yes, UoPeople happily accepts scanned documentation.  When sending scanned documents, you must adhere to the guidelines as follows:  1. official 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...

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...

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. Please note that all Read more...

Are there additional or different requirements for Computer Science applicants?

All applicants interested in the Computer Science program must hold a prerequisite in mathematics or background in a computer science course. UoPeople 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...

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

The Office of Admissions does not notify applicants when their applications arrive at the UoPeople office. You will only be contacted if something is 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 - http://www.uopeople.edu/files/ Read more...