FAYETTE, Iowa (August 26, 2013) - Upper Iowa University's online management information systems (MIS) bachelor's program has been independently reviewed and ranked by GetEducated.com as a top "Best Buy" for students seeking a high quality, low-cost online degree in computer science and information technology. Upper Iowa ranked 28th nationwide among all competing online bachelor's degrees in this program.
"Our undergraduate and graduate degrees offered through the Online Program help to support the educational goals of students from around the world" said Barb Schultz, assistant vice president for the Center for Distance Education. "Most of our students are working adults who are balancing the demands of their family and career while trying to finish their degree. The flexibility of our distance learning programs makes it possible for students to complete their work at any time of the day."
A GetEducated.com ranking indicates Upper Iowa's online MIS program has been reviewed, compared to its peers in a comprehensive national survey, and found to offer one of the best values in online bachelor of science degrees in computer science and information technology nationwide. The average cost of this type of bachelor's degree program, according to the survey, is $49,546. These online degree rankings were calculated by analyzing and comparing tuition and fees at 50 regionally accredited colleges in the United States that offer 94 different online bachelor's degrees in the career areas of computer science, information systems, applied technology and telecommunications. Upper Iowa's cost if a student completes 120 credits is $45,360. Most students who enroll in the UIU Online Program have transfer credits, which helps lower this amount.
A million and a half online students visit GetEducated.com annually seeking advice on which of 3,800 plus accredited online degree programs best meet their unique needs. Affordability and value are their top concerns.
"We are pleased that GetEducated.com continues to recognize the value of our UIU distance learning programs as a 'best buy' for students," said UIU President William R. Duffy II, Ed.D., Ed.S. "Upper Iowa continues to strive to create and provide educational opportunities that are flexible, affordable and convenient for students around the world."
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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 some 6,200 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 self-paced degree program. For more information, visit www.uiu.edu.
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