FAYETTE, Iowa (January 20, 2014) - Upper Iowa University's online business administration and management bachelor's programs have been independently reviewed and ranked by GetEducated.com as a top "Best Buy" for students seeking a high quality, low-cost online business degree.
"At Upper Iowa University, we pride ourselves in supporting the educational goals of our undergraduate and graduate students that are located all over the world," said Barb Schultz, assistant vice president for the Center for Distance Education. "Most of our online students are working adults who are balancing the demands of career and family while trying to finish their degree. The flexibility of our distance learning programs make it possible for students to complete their work at any time of the day."
Upper Iowa University's bachelor of science in management and public administration ranked 29th, while it's bachelor of science in business management was ranked 40th. According to the survey, the average cost of an online bachelor's degree in management is $53,079 and $47,472 for an online bachelor's degree in business management. Upper Iowa's cost if a student completes 120 credits is $45,360 for the online bachelor's degree in management, public administration and business management.
"By earning a degree, Upper Iowa students propel themselves forward in their careers, and we are proud to be able to provide an affordable and valuable education that will positively impact their lives," said Dr. B.J. Whitesell, dean of the UIU School of Business. "The business world is ever-changing. A college degree offers individuals a chance to enhance their knowledge and increase their earning potential, as well as career options. Online education is an important resource for those who are working to finish their degree or first-time college students."
The Get Educated Management Best Buy ranking is based on a national survey of 69 regionally accredited colleges that offer 165 different online bachelor's in business management. The survey covered a wide range of business majors, including marketing, management, leadership, administration and accounting. The rankings highlight the 39 most affordable online degrees in this field.
The Get Educated Business Administration Best Buy ranking is based on a national survey of 76 regionally accredited colleges that offer 126 different online bachelor's in business administration. The rankings highlight the 47 most affordable online degrees in this field.
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.
"Upper Iowa continues to strive to create and provide educational opportunities that are flexible, affordable and convenient for students around the world," said President William R. Duffy II, Ed.D., Ed.S. "We are pleased that GetEducated.com continues to recognize the value of our UIU distance learning programs as a 'Best Buy' for students."
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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 more than 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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