Western Governors University has aligned with Defenders to offer tuition discounts to Defenders employees.

Partnership Benefits for Defenders Employees

  • 5% discount on tuition for four terms

Note: You may be eligible to apply for one of WGU’s scholarship offerings. Click to learn more.


As the nation’s first online, nonprofit, competency-based university, WGU offers accredited bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in business, information technology, teacher education, and health professions, including nursing. The university’s unique competency-based approach to education is an ideal match for experienced business or IT professionals who need a degree to advance their careers. As a student, you’ll be able to leverage your existing competencies—from work experience and prior education—to complete the requirements of your degree and potentially accelerate your program. You’ll also enjoy unparalleled flexibility and the personalized attention of a dedicated mentor.

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If you’d like more information about WGU and our degree programs, please select one of the options below. Make sure to inform your Enrollment Counselor of your affiliation with Defenders.

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