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Tuition Comparison — How WGU Flat Rate Tuition Compares

Remember, WGU charges tuition at a flat rate every six months, not per credit hour. We also don't have hidden fees or expenses that can add up quickly. If you can finish your program faster, you'll save money. 

WGU tuition rates as of August 2021.

B.S. Information Technology (or equivalent)

Compare an IT bachelor's degree tuition price from universities similar to WGU. Other fees may apply, and fees will vary based on degree program and institution. These calculations are made based on 4-year degree programs, with prices listed on an institution's website.

Western Governors University

$29,000

Southern New Hampshire University

$38,400

University of Phoenix

$47,760

Grand Canyon University

$58,200

DeVry University

$61,680

Capella University

$69,480

Western Governors University

$29,000

Southern New Hampshire University

$38,400

University of Phoenix

$47,760

Grand Canyon University

$58,200

DeVry University

$61,680

Capella University

$69,480

B.S. Nursing (RN to BSN)

Compare tuition prices from universities similar to WGU for RN to BSN programs. Other fees may apply, and fees will vary based on degree program and institution. Because many nursing students transfer in 50% of their credits, we have calculated the cost of 2 years of tuition. Tuition prices found on each institution's website.

Western Governors University

$15,992

Southern New Hampshire University

$19,200

Grand Canyon University

$20,400

University of Phoenix

$21,000

Walden University

$26,400

Purdue Global University

$28,350

Capella University

$33,210

Western Governors University

$15,992

Southern New Hampshire University

$19,200

Grand Canyon University

$20,400

University of Phoenix

$21,000

Walden University

$26,400

Purdue Global University

$28,350

Capella University

$33,210

B.S. Business Administration, Business Management (or equivalent)

Compare tuition prices from universities similar to WGU for Business Management programs. Other fees may apply, and fees will vary based on degree program and institution. These calculations are made based on 4-year degree programs, with prices listed on an institution's website.

Western Governors University

$28,600

Southern New Hampshire University

$38,400

University of Phoenix

$47,760

Grand Canyon University

$58,200

Walden University

$60,273

DeVry University

$62,708

Purdue Global University

$66,780

Capella University

$69,480

Western Governors University

$28,600

Southern New Hampshire University

$38,400

University of Phoenix

$47,760

Grand Canyon University

$58,200

Walden University

$60,273

DeVry University

$62,708

Purdue Global University

$66,780

Capella University

$69,480

M.S. Educational Leadership (or equivalent)

Compare tuition prices from universities similar to WGU. Other fees may apply, and fees will vary based on degree program and institution. These calculations are made based on 2-year degree programs, with prices listed on an institution's website.

Western Governors University

$14,660

Grand Canyon University

$17,400

$17,400

University of Phoenix

$20,520

Capella University

$21,160

Walden University

$21,600

Southern New Hampshire University

$22,572

Western Governors University

$14,660

Grand Canyon University

$17,400

$17,400

University of Phoenix

$20,520

Capella University

$21,160

Walden University

$21,600

Southern New Hampshire University

$22,572