UW-Platteville a 'best buy' for online business degree


PLATTEVILLE, Wis., 5.21.13 – The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an accredited pioneer in distance learning (GoUWP.com) for the last 35 years, is among the top schools in the nation for an affordable online bachelor degree in business, according to GetEducated.com, a consumer group that publishes online university rankings.

"The value of higher education, especially in business, has never been greater," said Dawn Drake, executive director of alternative delivery systems at University of Wisconsin-Platteville. "Because of that, it's vital to ensure programs remain accessible to a broad range of working adults. One way of doing that is keeping tuition affordable." 

GetEducated.com recently released its list of the Best Online Colleges for an affordable business degree or "Best Buys" at the bachelor level. The rankings were calculated by comparing tuition and distance education fees at 67 regionally accredited or regional candidate universities.

“There has been an enormous growth in distance education at UW-Platteville and the world. With more than one-third of higher education students taking at least one online class, it truly has hit the mainstream," Drake said. "Ongoing student demand for quality online education indicates those with reputable programs and student services, like UW-Platteville, continue to lead the way."

Visit www.GoUWP.com, call (800) 362-5460 or email disted@uwplatt.edu to learn more about UW-Platteville Online.

About University of Wisconsin-Platteville Online 
UW-Platteville provides eight degrees entirely online: master’s degrees in organizational change leadership, project management, criminal justice, engineering, distance educational leadership and integrated supply chain management along with bachelor’s degrees in business administration and criminal justice. Among its many accolades, the university has been named Best School for Online Education three years running. For more information, visit www.GoUWP.com.

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