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The WGU Difference

We’re changing the future of education for every student.

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.

Better return on investment.

$18K

average annual income increase within 4 years of graduation (compared to the national average of $12,000).

2 YR

average payback time on undergraduate tuition.

87%

of WGU graduates are currently working in their degree field.


Better outcomes. Higher satisfaction rates.

50%

2018 graduation rate — well above the national average of 38% at comparable institutions.

72%

of WGU students said WGU was the perfect fit for people like them.

94%

of companies who currently employ a WGU grad said they would hire another.

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