University of the People

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The mission of University of the People is to offer affordable, quality, online, degree-granting educational programs to any qualified student.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$1,000

Out of state

$1,000
Graduate

In state

$2,000

Out of state

$2,000

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
34%
Did not receive aid
66%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 0.0% $0
State/local grants 0.0% $0
Institutional grants 34.0% $263
Loans 0.0% $0

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

Review this step-by-step guide on everything you need to do to complete your application.

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Academics

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
      • A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of acupuncture, a Chinese system of health care and healing based on the use of pulse diagnosis, acupuncture point selection, and needle insertion, as well as herbs and other Asian treatment modalities. Includes instruction in basic Western medical sciences, Asian philosophy, Chinese medical anatomy and physiology, Chinese herbs, diagnostic techniques, patient observation and communication, acupuncture points and point selection, acupuncture techniques, acupuncture treatment of disease, pain management, practice management, and professional standards and ethics. See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$60
Graduate
$60
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
36%
Male Students
64%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian29.14%
  2. Black26.43%
  3. Hispanic/Latino19.41%
  4. Asian13.61%
  5. Not Specified9.21%
  6. American Indian/Alaska Native1.54%
  7. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.65%
  8. Two Or More Ethnicities0.01%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

11,276

Undergraduate students

9,982

Graduate students

1,294

Attendance breakdown

Full time
21%
Part time
79%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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