Less Time,
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Half the cost
of other online universities


Average time to complete a bachelor's degree is less than 3 years

A Better Learning
Experience


Flexible, individualized pacing


Personalized, one-on-one
faculty support

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98% employer satisfaction


Average salary increase of $9,000 within 3 years of graduation

Less Time,
Less Money


Half the cost of other online universities

Average time to complete a bachelor's degree is less than 3 years

tuition & financial aid

A better learning
experience


Flexible and self-paced

Personalized, one-on-one faculty support

the wgu difference

Superior
Results


98% employer satisfaction

Average salary increase of $9,000 within 3 years of graduation

student success

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585% GROWTH SINCE 2010


585%

increase in graduates since 2010, with 13,000+ graduates in 2015.

60,000

graduates with Bachelor's or Master's degrees.

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Celebrating 20 Years and over 85,000 Lives Changed

In 1997, a bipartisan group of 19 U.S. governors collaborated to establish Western Governors University, an online, competency-based university designed to meet the needs of 21st-century students. In just 20 years, WGU has become one of the largest universities in the country, providing accredited bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in high-demand fields to more than 82,000 students and 85,000 graduates.

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  • 82,000 +Students
  • 86,000 +Graduates
  • 50States + Overseas U.S. Military
  • 19U.S. Governors Created WGU
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Less Time,
Less Money


Half the cost of other online universities

Average time to complete a bachelor's degree is less than 3 years

tuition & financial aid

A better learning
experience


Flexible and self-paced

Personalized, one-on-one faculty support

the wgu difference

Superior
Results


98% employer satisfaction

Average salary increase of $9,000 within 3 years of graduation

student success

585% growth since 2010


585%

increase in graduates since 2010, with 13,000+ graduates in 2015.

60,000

graduates with Bachelor's or Master's degrees.

students & alumni

A respected university


WGU ranked on 50 most innovative companies

Fast Company ranked WGU alongside leading businesses such as Amazon, Google, Nike, Yelp and Evernote.

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