Is University of the People an accredited university?

Yes. In February 2014 UoPeople received accreditation from the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), a U.S. Department of Education authorized accrediting agency. This can be verified at

Once a student successfully satisfies all requirements of a program, University of the People will issue an official UoPeople Certificate of Completion and transcripts stating that a student has successfully completed his/her program, with the final grades for each course taken.