It’s time to rethink academic access.
Through WGU Advancement, we have created opportunities for the growing number of WGU graduates, donors, and partners to get involved, and pay it forward.
Part of Western Governors University
WGU is a nationally accredited, non-profit, competency-based online university, offering advanced programs in Health Professions, Information Technology, Business, and Education. These fields are full of potential, with real needs for skilled, passionate talent.
WGU is opening doors for learners who need high-quality, flexible, and affordable options for higher education. Our students graduate in less time, with less debt, and with life-changing opportunities at their feet. Thousands of adults achieve their educational and career goals with the help of WGU.
is the average time taken to earn a bachelor’s degree from WGU.
WGU’s average annual tuition and fees are nearly half the national average.
of WGU grads reported they had a mentor who encouraged them. (Gallup study).
of all WGU employees are full-time faculty members.
3,939 full-time faculty members
5,970 total employees.
Average annual tuition and fees.
3 year default rate.
average annual income increase within 4 years of graduation (compared to the national average of $12,000).
average payback time on undergraduate tuition.
of WGU graduates are currently working in their degree field.
2018 graduation rate — well above the national average of 38% at comparable institutions.
of WGU students said WGU was the perfect fit for people like them.
of companies who currently employ a WGU grad said they would hire another.
Every dollar donated to WGU Advancement for WGU scholarships goes back to supporting hard working students. Your donation — no matter what size — goes directly to brighter futures.
Many employers match personal employee donations to maximize giving impact. Please check with your employer to see if they offer an employee match program, and contact us if you have any questions.
WGU is constantly working to enhance programs and offerings for better student success. If you are interested in helping even more students get access to a revolutionary education, we would love to work with you.