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Shai Reshef:
An ultra-low-cost college degree

TED2014 · 10:48 · Filmed Mar 2014
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Shai Reshef: An ultra-low-cost college degree
10:48 · Filmed March 2014 at TED2014 · Subtitles available in 23 languages

At the online University of the People, anyone with a high school diploma can take classes toward a degree in business administration or computer science — without standard tuition fees (though exams cost money). Founder Shai Reshef hopes that higher education is changing "from being a privilege for the few to a basic right, affordable and accessible for all."

Education entrepreneur
By offering a tuition-free university education in business or computers, Shai Reshef hopes to transform disadvantaged communities — and disrupt higher education as we know it. Full bio
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