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Shai Reshef:
An ultra-low-cost college degree

TED2014 · 10:48 · Filmed Mar 2014
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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."

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Shai Reshef wants to democratize higher education. Full bio
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