How WGU's tuition compares

We want you to spend your money wisely. As the nation's first online nonprofit university, we understand that cost can be a major concern for you. That's why we've compiled tuition data for some of the most popular online degree programs from other online universities and allow you to compare them to WGU's rates. See below for more information.

Remember, WGU charges tuition at a flat rate every six months, not per credit hour. If you can finish your program faster, you'll save money.

Tuition Comparison

Note: The chart is for illustration only, based upon WGU's standard tuition as of May 2015. Tuition for many programs is $2,890 per term. Tuition for the MBA and nursing programs is higher at $3,250 per term. Actual results will vary depending upon the number of terms need to complete the program. Tuition rates were gathered from competing university websites during May 2015.