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Monday, March 08, 2010

UWP ranked among most affordable online degrees in law and justice studies

PLATTEVILLE- The University of Wisconsin-Platteville's Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice has earned a top 20 spot in the Best Buy Online Bachelor's Degrees in Justice Studies published by, an online consumer watchdog and advocate for prospective distance education students, rates and compares online schools and degrees based on cost and quality, student satisfaction and public perception. According to, the Best Buy designation earned by UWP Distance Education indicates that they have been reviewed and judged to offer a high quality online bachelor's program with tuition rates well below national averages.

"Being recognized by demonstrates that at UW-Platteville, we are not only providing an affordable product, but a structurally sound program too," said Amy Nemmetz, coordinator for the UWP Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Online program.

Nemmetz continued, adding that learners who choose to further their education need an affordable program because tuition assistance from criminal justice entities can be rare.

For more information about UWP's Distance Education undergraduate or graduate degrees, go online at or call the Distance Learning Center at (800) 362-5460.

Contact: Les Hollingsworth, corporate marketing director, UWP Distance Learning Center, (608) 342-1468, Written by: Ian Clark, UWP Distance Learning Center, (608) 342-1468,

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