Tuition and Financial Aid

Are UoPeople students eligible to receive funding from FAFSA?

University of the People is a tuition-free, non-profit, American accredited institution.  We are dedicated to opening the gates to higher education, Read more...

Are there any fees?

As a non-profit academic institution dedicated to opening access to higher education, UoPeople has succeeded in cutting down almost the entire cost of 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 can I pay?

Payments can be made through Western Union (Western Union Agent Location (Quick Pay) and Western Union Wire Transfer (Global Pay), Paypal, Cashier’s Read more...

How can I pay for my Application Fee?

Payments can be made through Western Union (Western Union Agent Location (Quick Pay) and Western Union Wire Transfer (Global Pay), Paypal, Cashier’s Read more...

I am unable to pay the application fee.

UoPeople does offer grants to qualified applicants who are unable to pay the Application Processing Fee. Please contact your Admissions Advisor or Read more...

How do I pay for the Application Fee?

Payments can be made through Western Union (Western Union Agent Location (Quick Pay) and Western Union Wire Transfer (Global Pay), Paypal, Cashier’s Read more...

Is the Application Fee refundable?

The Application Processing Fee is non-refundable. Please refer to the Payment Agreement in the Processing Fee – Application step of your online Read more...

Why are there fees if you are tuition-free?

We are tuition-free, but not free. As the world’s first non-profit, tuition-free university, we ask for minimal processing fees to help keep our Read more...

Can someone else I know pay my Application Fee?

Yes, you may have someone else pay your Application Processing Fee on your behalf.   Payments can be made through Western Union (Western Union Agent Read more...

What can I do if the payments options you offer are not available for me?

If you are unable to make payment via PayPal or Western Union, you may submit payment for the Application Processing Fee with a Cashier's Check, which Read more...

I cannot afford to pay the Assessment Fees. What are my Financial Aid options?

That’s ok! Our university’s mission is to never leave a student behind due to financial barriers. That’s why we offer grants and Read more...

How would I know that you have received my payments?

UoPeople sends an electronic receipt via email for each payment. Read more...

I tried to pay my Application Fee but the system does not allow me - why?

If you are having trouble with the application process, please contact us at [email protected] Read more...

How can I apply for a scholarship to pay for the assessment fees?

To apply for financial aid, you need to first apply to be a student. To become a student, you need to be at least 16 years old, have a high school diploma Read more...

How much is my tuition fee's

To help support the university’s continued operation, UoPeople charges a $60 application fee, and an Assessment Fee per course completed ($100 for Read more...

I'm a Syrian student and I want to apply for the the scholarship.

You just need to start your Online Application (click here to start). Once you submit your online application form, you will have access to your Read more...

Is the application fee refundable?

The Application Processing Fee is nonrefundable except in instances when applicants withdraw their application for admission before an admissions decision Read more...

How much will it cost to complete the MBA program?

There is a $60 Application Processing Fee, as well as a $200 Assessment Fee per exam. The MBA can be completed for $2460 dollars. You may read more Read more...

What payment options are available?

UoPeople offers payment through Western Union Agent Location (Quick Pay) and Western Union Wire Transfer (Global Pay), Paypal, Cashier’s Checks and Read more...

Do I need to have a PayPal account in-order to pay you?

You do not need a PayPal account to make a payment. You may pay via credit card as a guest user.  UoPeople offers payment through Western Union Read more...

Where can I find a Western Union Agent?

You can locate a Western Union Agent in your region through the following link: https://www.westernunion.com/ca/en/agent-locator.html 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...

I received a scholarship that does not cover the total amount I requested.

If your scholarship does not cover the amount you requested you may choose to start your studies with partial funding or you may apply for an additional Read more...

What kind of credit cards do you support?

PayPal supports different credit cards for each country. To see the credit cards PayPal accepts from your country, please refer to the following link: Read more...

Where should I send the money to?

UoPeople offers payment through Western Union Agent Location (Quick Pay) and Western Union Wire Transfer (Global Pay), Paypal, Cashier’s Checks Read more...

does the end-of-course exam processing fee cover all the courses a student undertook within a semester?

The University charges an Assessment Fee of $100 per end-of-course exam. Thus, the fee will be dependent upon the number of end-of-course exams a student Read more...

Do you provide me with a receipt?

UoPeople sends an electronic receipt via email for each payment. Read more...

Can I pay with my local currency?

UoPeople requires all payments be submitted in US Dollars. UoPeople offers payment through Western Union Agent Location (Quick Pay) and Western Union Wire Read more...

Is there a separate fee for learning materials?

No, there is no fee for any learning materials. Everything is available via our website and online using free Internet resources. Read more...

Helo, i would like to ask "What is cost of the course MBA?"

There is a $60 Application Processing Fee, as well as a $200 Assessment Fee per exam. The estimated total fees for the MBA are as follows: $2,460. You may Read more...

besides application fees do i pay anything else?

To help support the university’s continued operation, UoPeople charges a $60 application fee, and an Assessment Fee per course completed ($100 for Read more...

How long will it take for my Western Union payment to be confirmed?

Payments made via Western Union are not instantly confirmed. Please note that it can take 3-4 business days to be confirmed from time of payment. Should Read more...

Do I need to have an account to pay with Western Union?

Western Union does not require you to have an account to make a payment with them. You should go to a Western Union Agent in person to make your payment. Read more...

Why are there fees if you are tuition-free?

It is the University’s mission to provide affordable, tuition-free education for everybody. University of the People is tuition-free, which means Read more...