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UW-Superior recognized for affordable online elementary education degrees
BestColleges.com list focuses on programs that provide exceptional value
The University of Wisconsin-Superior has been named one of the most affordable online elementary education degrees by BestColleges.com.
According to BestColleges.com, the list of the most affordable online elementary degree programs focuses on programs that provide exceptional value.
"UW-Superior's elementary education program, both online and on campus, is one of the premier programs in our region thanks to our outstanding faculty and staff who strive to support the success of our students," said UW-Superior Chancellor Renée Wachter. "Our program enjoys an excellent reputation for quality, innovation and affordability. We also understand the importance of offering these programs online and making classes accessible. It's exciting to see our efforts recognized as UW-Superior has been ranked among the top 15 Most Affordable Online Bachelor Degree's in Elementary Education."
With more than 100 years of experience in training teachers, UW-Superior is the only institution of higher learning in the area and the only school in the UW System to receive this accolade. The Teacher Education Program offers an elementary education major that prepares students to obtain certification to teach pre-kindergarten through sixth grade or first through eighth grade.
In its ranking, BestColleges.com noted UW-Superior's "impressive array of institutional scholarships specifically for students in its education programs. More than 20 UW-Superior scholarships are aimed at students interested in education. UW-Superior also accepts a number of state and federal grants."
Also noted was how UW-Superior Teacher Education students are able to choose from complementary minors like Early Childhood Education or Geography, and benefit from classroom experience through student teaching or internships.