University of the People

Discussion in 'Business and MBA degrees' started by warguns, May 9, 2020.

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  1. warguns

    warguns Member

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  2. Maniac Craniac

    Maniac Craniac Moderator Staff Member

    It's been discussed at length on Degree Info for many years, since before they were even accredited. They're currently attempting to become regionally accredited.

    Still, I don't remember anyone here going for a degree with them this whole time. Maybe if they achieve RA, that could change.
     
  3. Maxwell_Smart

    Maxwell_Smart Active Member

    I did an evaluation for them a few years ago and in the specific program mentioned above. The short of my findings:

    Materials/Educational quality: Very Good

    Interface: Fair

    Instructors: Very Good

    Student base: Low-to-mid level with a few stars sprinkled here and there, comparable to other open enrollment programs of its type

    Communication from Student Services and Administration: Unacceptably POOR

    Also, if you're not a fan of peer grading systems, this school will drive you crazy. I hope they took my recommendation into account and started giving orientations to students on grading papers because what I witnessed was just not good.
     

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