University of the People

School Highlights

University of the People serves 4,987 students
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.

Top Rankings

University of the People ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in California for:

School Overview

University of the People(CA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate'sAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPublic

Student Body

The student population of University of the People has grown by 133% over five years.
The University of the People diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,987 students8,598 students
This chart display the total enrollment of University of the People and community college average number of enrollment of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
# Undergraduate Students3,087 students2,001 students
# Graduate Students601 students80 students
This chart display graduation rate breakdown of University of the People CA All Graduation Breakdown
% Unknown races
Diversity Score0.000.73
This chart display the diversity score of University of the People and the community college average diversity score of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%76%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in University of the People and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Profile last updated: 01/17/2021

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to University of the People is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena (0.5 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For California public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,458 per year for in-state students and $6,710 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,155 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in California is 84%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

California community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in California is Coastline Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.