About Us

The Ubiquity Story



1996

Ubiquity University was founded in 1996 by Dr. Matthew Fox, a world renowned educator and writer, as a non-profit graduate school licensed by the California Bureau of Private and Postsecondary Education (BPPE). Nine years later, Dr. Jim Garrison was recruited as president and began his tenure in 2005, renaming the school to Wisdom University.

2012

In June, 2012, Ubiquity University was established as a for-profit Social Benefit Corporation and technology platform company, paving the way for global expansion and new forms of learning pioneered by the university.

2013

Wisdom University was formally acquired in 2013 and is now the Wisdom School of Graduate Studies within Ubiquity University. It continues to offer Masters and Doctoral degrees as the school has done since 1996.

2015

In 2015, the university expanded beyond the United States and was accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Colleges and Universities (ASIC) in the UK.

Now

Ubiquity now serves students from around the world through a range of courses, programs and degrees as a truly global institution.

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Ubiquity University was founded in 1996 by Dr. Matthew Fox, a world renowned educator and writer, as a non-profit graduate school licensed by the California Bureau of Private and Postsecondary Education (BPPE). Nine years later, Dr. Jim Garrison was recruited as president and began his tenure in 2005, renaming the school to Wisdom University.

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Why study at Ubiquity?

Ubiquity is a whole new kind of education for a whole new kind of world. Our founding purpose is to develop the kind of learning experiences that young people need to thrive in a world of increasing complexity and connectivity.

Holistic

Activist

Innovative

Global

Ubiquity believes in educating the whole person. We want you to discover your passion, unlock your potential and create positive change. That means activating your head in the pursuit of knowledge, your heart in the development of self-mastery and your hands to make a real-world impact.

Why study at Ubiquity?

 

Ubiquity is a whole new kind of education for a whole new kind of world. Our founding purpose is to develop the kind of learning experiences that young people need to thrive in a world of increasing complexity and connectivity.

Holistic

Ubiquity believes in educating the whole person. We want you to discover your passion, unlock your potential and create positive change. That means activating your head in the pursuit of knowledge, your heart in the development of self-mastery and your hands to make a real-world impact.

Activist

Ubiquity believes in taking stands. From sustainable development to social justice to peace-building, our students are aware of and engaged with global challenges. This is why we embrace the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We work together to solve the global problems that are threatening our planet.

Innovative

Ubiquity believes in taking stands. From sustainable development to social justice to peace-building, our students are aware of and engaged with global challenges. This is why we embrace the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We work together to solve the global problems that are threatening our planet.

Global

Ubiquity is committed to diversity and inclusion. We emphasize collaboration over competition. Our online learning platform attracts students and faculty from around the globe who work together to achieve their vision for a better world.