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Half the costof other online universities
Average time to complete a bachelor's degree is less than 3 years
Flexible, individualized pacing
Personalized, one-on-onefaculty support
98% employer satisfaction
Average salary increase of $9,000 within 3 years of graduation
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
WGU teacher education program ranked #1 by NCTQ
Earn industry credentials while you earn your degree.
Find out why Harvard Business Review says we're the "real revolution in online education."
WGU named Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by NLN
increase in graduates since 2010, with 13,000+ graduates in 2015.
graduates with Bachelor's or Master's degrees.
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 as Amazon, Google, Nike, and rising newcomers like Yelp and Evernote.
Fast Company ranked WGU alongside leading businesses such as Amazon, Google, Nike, Yelp and Evernote.
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