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U. of the People Announces That It Has Received Accreditation

Posted: 2/14/2014 - 08:46 AM

The New York Times
February 1, 2014
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The University of the People, an online institution that is tuition-free, announced that it has received accreditation from the Distance Education and Training Council - a national accrediting organization.  The university offers degrees in business administration and computer science to students in 142 countries.  It will graduate the first class of 7 in April.  “This has been the big question for anyone who thought about enrolling. We have 1.2 million supporters on Facebook, I think second only to Harvard, and every day, there is discussion about when we will be accredited” said Shai Reshef, the Israeli entrepreneur who created the nonprofit university.

Read full article at: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/14/education/free-online-university-receives-accreditation-in-time-for-graduating-class-of-7.html

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