The IUPS is a non-accredited, non-profit educational institution that has been in existence since 1988. It offers degrees, providing students with a mentor-based, individualised, and self-paced alternative learning system, with the primary goal of producing competent professionals with a deep self-awareness, sensitive to multi-cultural and global issues, and committed to serving humanity. The university offers online programmes and also direct teaching using innovative and advanced teaching methods to highly qualified applicants. They have faculty members that graduated from Harvard, Stanford, Yale, UCLA, the Universities of Massachusetts, North Carolina and Michigan. Their tuition is comparatively low, which is highly appreciated given today’s soaring tuition costs.