The format and delivery of UPR classes make it convenient for students both domestic and international.  The University of Philosophical Research is proud to be a “university without walls” and encourages international students to apply to its programs.   



Housing and Out of Country Students

UPR is a non-resident school, and does not provide housing for students, neither does it provide any visa services—all courses are through distance learning. All instruction at the University of Philosophical Research is in the English language, and no ESL accommodations are provided.

Acceptable TOEFL Scores

International students who are not first-language English proficient, or those having a degree from a university where English was not the primary language of instruction, are required to pass the Test of English Foreign Language (TOEFL).  (

  • UPR will accept a score of 530 or higher on the paper-based test (PBT).
  • and a minimum score of 72 on the internet-based test (iBT)