FAYETTE, Iowa (March 2, 2010)—The criminal justice program offered by Upper Iowa University has been ranked as a “Best Buy” by the national editorial review team of GetEducated.com.
GetEducated.com reviewed 43 regional accredited bachelor’s degree program in justice, law or legal studies and ranked UIU for offering a high quality distance program to a national audience at costs well below the national average. UIU’s program came in 16th overall in the 2010 survey and 10th in affordability for undergraduate justice studies nationwide.
A bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice is one of several majors at UIU that can be pursued at Upper Iowa’s through online and/or independent study courses.
“We are pleased that GetEducated.com has once again recognized a UIU distance learning program as a ‘best buy’ for students,” said William Duffy, UIU Senior Vice President. “Our wide variety of flexible delivery options provides educational opportunities for students from around the world. At UIU, our academic programs provide a quality education that is also convenient, flexible, affordable, and created to meet the needs of our adult students.”
Almost a million online learners visit GetEducated.com annually seeking advice on which of the over 5,000 online degrees being reviewed might best meet their needs, according to GetEducated.com, which notes that the number one question they handles relates to “affordability.” For more information about GetEducated.com, go to their website at http://www.geteducated.com/.
Monica Bayer Heaton
Executive Director of Communications and Marketing
About Upper Iowa University
Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs and leadership development opportunities to over 6,600 students—nationally and internationally—at its Fayette campus and learning centers worldwide. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and independent study. For more information, visit www.uiu.edu.