Awards and Recognition

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U.S. News & World Report Awards

Best Online Programs
U.S. News & World Report determines its rankings based on student engagement, faculty credentials and training, peer reputation, and student services and technology.


Best Buy Online recognizes several UW-Platteville degree programs as "Best Buys," indicating a school delivers high-quality distance degrees at tuition and fees below the national average.

Best Buy Online Master's in Leadership by GetEducated.comBest Buy Online Master's in Management and Administration by GetEducated.comBest Buy Online Bachelor's in Business Administration by GetEducated.comBest Buy Online Master's in Engineering by Get Educated.comBest Buy Online Master's in Criminal Justice by GetEducated.comBest Buy Online Bachelor's in Criminal Justice by

Recognized for Distance Learning evaluates qualifying schools based on graduate tuition and fees, academic and career counseling services, job placement of graduates, and peer-based value.

Best Master's in Project Management 2016 by AC Online Affordable Colleges Online, High ROI Colleges

Best Master's Degrees

Most Affordable Online Master's Degrees30 Most Affordable Online Master's in Organizational Leadership Degrees
Best Master's Degrees provides rankings and profiles of degree programs across a variety of the most common master's degree areas.


College choice

2016 College Choice Best Online Bachelor's in Business Administration50 Best Online Business Administration Degrees
College Choice ranked the country's best business administration programs by average credit hour cost, financial aid assistance, academic reputation, and PayScale's average early career salary for graduates.

Intelligent hq

Top 10 Project Management Gradaute Degrees by IntelligentHQTop 10 Project Management Programs in the U.S.
IntelligentHQ focused its rankings on programs that are accredited by the Global Accreditation Center (GAC), are recognized by the Project Management Institute (REP Member), have curriculum aligned with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), and are operated by a regionally accredited nonprofit university.


Number two online college for Project Management by OnlineColleges.comBest Online Colleges for Project Management ranked more than 2,500 accredited colleges and universities on a variety of factors, including affordability, student services, and the availability of online programs.

Best Online Master's Degrees weighs a number of factors, including a college’s return on investment, the amount of financial aid given to students, the number of student loans taken out, and student loan default rates to determine affordability.

Best Online Master's in Supply Chain Management program for 2017 by  Best Online Master's in Criminal Justice program for 2017 by


Top Online Bachelor's Degrees for 2016 by Best Degree ProgramsTop Online Bachelor's Degrees in Criminal Justice
Rankings are created by reviewing school rankings in Forbes Magazine, the Princeton Review, and U.S. News and World Report to ensure that the schools were regionally or nationally ranked. The National Center for Education Statistics was consulted to rank the schools based on undergraduate tuition price.

Best Online Schools in Wisconsin for 2016 by AccreditedSchoolsOnline.orgBest Online Schools in Wisconsin
Ranked schools met criteria and metrics that included offering a bachelor's degree or higher, having either a public or private not-for-profit designation, and offering at least one fully only bachelor's degree program.

Supply Chain Management & Engineering Programs Recognized
OnlineU aims to help students obtain college degrees without taking on the burden of massive debt. They provide unbiased rankings based on the factors you care about most - affordability, accessibility, and quality - to help you find the best possible match.

2016 Best Value Online Colleges for Supply Chain Management by OnlineU 2016 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Engineering Management by OnlineU

Create a Career

Best Choice from Create a CareerTop Choice for an Affordable Education
Create a Career informs prospective online students of the vast array of notable schools that offer an affordable education. Rankings were awarded based on quality of the degree program, types of classes offered, other notable rankings, the school’s overall reputation, and the school’s reputation regarding online education.

2015 Best Online Master's ProgramsCriminal Justice Master’s Tops in the Nation selects schools based on its dedication to online education, graduate course selection, and academic and career services that are provided.


College Values Online

College Values Online Top Degree Programs for 2016Online Programs Ranked Among the Best
Project Management, Organizational Change Leadership, and Criminal Justice recognized as best value college by College Values Online.



Top fifty online best value criminal justice programs 2016 by Value CollegesOnline Criminal Justice Garners Top Rankings
Value Colleges directs prospective students to online degree programs at accredited, respected universities and colleges who make an excellent education affordable.

Best online master's in project management 2016 by OnlineColleges.netOnline Master's in Project Management Programs informs prospective students by focusing on emerging trends and developments in online education. Rankings are evaluated based on academic quality, online offerings, and cost and student aid.

Top online master's in project management 2016 by Go GradOnline Project Management Ranked Among Best in the Country
GoGrad partners with the U.S Department of Education to research online graduate programs and is dedicated to matching students with the best program to fit their needs. Universities were evaluated based on academic quality, accommodation, guidance and affordability.


Super Scholar Smart Choice

Online Criminal Justice Programs Receive Top Rankings
Super Scholar’s Smart Choice for Best Online Programs evaluates all regionally accredited online criminal justice programs at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Rankings are based on academic quality, flexibility, accessibility, affordability, return on investment, awards, and recognition.

Smart Choice Super Scholar 2015 Online Bachelor's in Criminal Justice Smart Choice Super Scholar 2015 Online Master's in Criminal Justice

Nonprofit Colleges Online

Online Programs Garner Top Spots in Students Before Profit Rankings’s rankings are designed to help prospective students make a smart choice about where to invest their time and money in earning their online degree. Schools and programs are evaluated based on publicly available information about accreditation, academic quality, student satisfaction, reputation in the field, and cost.

Nonprofit Colleges Online Students before Profits Award 2014 for Online BBA Programs  Students Before Profits Best Online Bachelor's in Criminal Justice 2014-2015 by Nonprofit Colleges Online

Online Programs Ranked Among Top Schools’s rankings are designed to help prospective students make a smart choice about where to invest their time and money when choosing to pursue their degree online. Schools and programs are evaluated based on the most recent and publicly available information including accreditation from the Project Management Institute’s Global Accreditation Center (GAC), the world’s leading association for project management professionals.

Top fifty online master's degrees in project management 2015 by Top Management DegreesTop fifty online bachelor's in business and management 2016 by Top Management Degrees

Project Management Institute®

Global Accreditation Center for Project Management

Globally Accredited for Project Management
UW-Platteville's Master of Science in Project Management degree program is among a select few worldwide globally accredited by the Project Management Institute®.

Other accolades for the online Master of Science in Project Management program: 

  • 2013 North American James R. Snyder International Student Paper of the Year Award
  • Instructor a member of the Board of Directors of PMI, the world’s largest association for project managers
  • 2011, 2008 Kerzner Award administered by PMI
  • 2009, 2007 PMI Student Paper of the Year Award 

*Global Accreditation Center logo a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Military friendly

Military Friendly Top 10 Gold Schools 2017Support for Our Service Members
Victory Media's Military Friendly® School designation means UW-Platteville is among the top 15 percent of schools nationwide doing the most to ensure the educational success of military service members, veterans, and spouses. 

Military Advanced Education and Transition Top Colleges and University for 2017Promoting Success Among Military Students
UW-Platteville is a top school in Military Advanced Education & Transition's 2017 Guide to Colleges & Universities which highlights institutions with policies that support our men and women in uniform. 


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