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UIW Recognized as a Top Adult Degree Program

Online Publication Cites University’s Dedication to Non-Traditional Students.

San Antonio – March 10, 2021 – The University of the Incarnate Word has been recognized as a Top Adult Degree Program by the online site The site recognized UIW's achievement in helping non-traditional students in four areas: accessibility, affordability, acceleration, and advancement.

"UIW continues to be at the forefront of serving the educational and professional development needs of today's working adult students," says Dr. Chris Cassirer, associate vice president of Enrollment and Academic Innovation. "This recognition underscores our long-standing commitment to academic and professional excellence in online education and UIW's leadership in designing and offering courses with their goals and needs in mind."

Rather than focusing on rankings, states they focused on the things that matter most to students: flexible classes and services, affordable courses, a range of quality programs and degrees that help students advance in their field.

The UIW School of Professional Studies (SPS) offers certificates, associates, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees tailored to busy adults. Benefits for students include free undergraduate textbooks, no academic fees, accelerated courses and reduced tuition rates. SPS courses are taught by scholar practitioner faculty with real-world experience.