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“University of the People (UoPeople) is the world’s first non-profit, tuition- free, accredited online university dedicated to opening the gates to higher education for all individuals otherwise constrained. “

I’m currently a student studying Computer Science at UoPeople. Follow this blog to learn about life as a distance education student!

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University of the People is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), an accreditation agency that is recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).


UoPeople is not free, it’s tuition free. Exams have a fee of $100 US Dollars, which ends up costing $4,000 for a bachelors degree.


Currently, University of the People offers the following four undergraduate degrees: Associate and Bachelor degrees in Business Administration and Associate and Bachelor degrees in Computer Science.

To see a list of what courses are available visit this link:



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University of the People works with different types of organizations to help further access to higher education and to ensure that a quality online education is accessible to all qualified students around the globe. Learn more about their partnerships here.

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I’m not the only one blogging about UoPeople! Check out these other blogs to learn more.

Mirna Rossi – student:

Doug Walters – student ambassador

Massimo Blazich – recent graduate

Sebastiane Ebatamehi – student

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For more information regarding admissions, policies, or any general inquiries visit the official website:


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