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Half the costof other online universities
Average time to complete a bachelor's degree is less than 3 years
Flexible and self-paced
Personalized, one-on-onefaculty support
98% employer satisfaction
Average salary increase of $9,000 within 3 years of graduation
In 1997, 19 governors from both parties joined to create an innovative university that would expand access to affordable, high-quality education for busy adults. Like you.
For focusing on "learning, not seat time" and "skills that lead to better jobs." For using innovations to make higher education, not just flexible, but better. These are among the reasons Fast Company ranked WGU alongside such leading businesses such as Amazon, Google, Nike, and rising newcomers like Yelp and Evernote.
Half the cost of other online universitiesAverage time to complete a bachelor's degree is less than 3 years
Flexible and self-pacedPersonalized, one-on-one faculty support
98% employer satisfactionAverage salary increase of $9,000 within 3 years of graduation
increase in graduates since 2010, with 13,000+ graduates in 2015.
graduates with Bachelor's or Master's degrees.
Fast Company ranked WGU alongside leading businesses such as Amazon, Google, Nike, Yelp and Evernote.
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