Online application

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...

Where can I find my applicant ID number?

Your application ID number can be found under the "Forms and Transcripts" section of your application. Please click on Cover sheet. The document Read more...

How can I upload an electronic signature?

No special computer application is required to make an electronic signature. Once you have completed all of the required sections of your online 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...

I can’t submit my online application, what should I do?

You will not be able to submit your online application until you have completed ALL of the sections of the online application. When you login, you will 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...

What is the GPA requirement to be admitted into the University?

Applicants must prove high school completion through the submission of a high school diploma and transcripts. The diploma and transcripts may be in a Read more...

Can I apply if I already have a college degree?

University of the People offers two and four year programs in Business Administration, Computer Science and Health Science. In order to apply to 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...

I didn’t take an English Proficiency exam. Can I still apply?

Yes. If you do not hold an English Proficiency certificate, you can be considered for admission as Non- Degree Special Student. Students admitted as a Non- Read more...

The application is rejecting my email address.

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

What are Foundations English and MBA Foundations English?

Both Foundations English and MBA Foundations English provide qualified students who do not hold an English Proficiency qualification, or achieved less Read more...

I already submitted my online application but didn’t hear anything from the Office of Admissions. What’s wrong?

The Office of Admissions only processes applications once documents arrive to our office. If you have already submitted your online application you should Read more...

Why do you want my social security number?

Providing a Social Security Number (SSN) is not required in order to apply to University of the People and applicants may choose to use another number ( Read more...

Is an English Proficiency document required?

If you are a non-native English speaker, or you graduated from an institution where English was not the primary language of instruction, please see which 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...

I did not receive the email confirmation when I started my application.

Kindly check your spam folder to ensure that the email was not erroneously placed in an email folder other than your email inbox. If you do not find 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...

Is there a minimum score required to prove English proficiency?

Yes. Please view the following link to see the minimum scores required for each English Proficiency certificate accepted by UoPeople - http://www. Read more...

My diploma and transcript 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...

I have an English Proficiency certificate, but I scored less than the minimum required. Will I still be considered for admission?

Yes. If you scored less than the minimum score required, and have met all other Admissions requirements, you can be considered for admission as a Non- Read more...

If I applied before and was denied admission, can I reapply next term?

Yes. You will need to submit a new application, but make sure to check the box that indicates you are re-applying so we can identify you in our database 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 register for both programs?

At this time, UoPeople does not permit dual enrollment in our courses of study. Read more...

I cant open my confirmation email. Can you send me another one?

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

What is my first step as a student?

University of the People offers a unique learning experience that combines peer-based and collaborative learning, with information technologies and the Read more...

I can’t enter my telephone number, what am I doing wrong?

Please check that you are entering your telephone number in the correct format. There can be no spaces or characters aside from numerical characters in Read more...

I can't click on the last two boxes to submit my application

In order to complete the 4th step of your online application, you must: 1) Confirm your email address, by clicking the link in the email we'll send 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...

I'm having a problem when stating my IELTS test score

Please email the UoPeople Office of Admissions as they are best suited to answer this inquiry - their email is: admissions@uopeople.edu Read more...

I did not get any response for my application.

Kindly check your spam email folder to ensure that mail from UoPeople did not erroneously get sent to a place other than your email inbox. Next, you can Read more...

Where can I add my post-secondary education information?

If you have attended more than one high school, you are welcome to list them all in the Educational History section of the online application. Near the Read more...