University of the People Rankings

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In the World#4888 of 14178
In North America#1333 of 2629
In the United States#1256 of 2528
In California#111 of 252
In Pasadena#4 of 7

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Avg. cost to attend
$1,489 /y
Aid receiving
31%
Undergraduates
4,424
Graduates
619
Male:Female Ratio
64:36
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

University of the People Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

5,043 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

University of the People has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Race or Ethnicity unknown4945 (98%)
White55 (1%)
Hispanic15 (0.3%)
Black or African American13 (0.3%)
Asian10 (0.2%)
Two or more races3 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$1,489/year
Average aid awarded
$912
Students receiving aid
31%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Fee in-district$1,000$2,000
Fee in-state$1,000$2,000
Fee out-of-state$1,000$2,000

University of the People Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General2550133
Computer and Information Sciences, General3149
Public Health, General3
Grand Total5999133
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate9%9%10%
  • Full-time retention rate - 63%
  • Part-time retention rate - 74%

General info

WikipediaUniversity of the People
Total FTE staff18
Carnegie ClassificationNot applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)

Location and Contacts

Address225 S. Lake Ave., Suite 300
Pasadena, California, 91101
United States
City population137,000
Phone6262648880