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WGU TEACHERS COLLEGE Students need you now more than ever. Become a teacher!


WGU is proud to offer the $4,000 Become a Teacher scholarship. Apply for admission FREE today and learn more about how to apply for this scholarship.


Named a "Best Value School" by University Research & Review year after year.

Your own classroom is calling. Become a teacher!

“You’d make a great teacher!” Sound familiar? We’re looking for natural-born educators like you to make a difference for the next generation, and we’re making it easier than ever:

  • Tuition you can afford. At only $3,475–$3,490 per term, you won't find a better mix of quality and value.
  • Scholarships are available. WGU awards up to $20 million annually in scholarships. This is your chance to take advantage of our scholarship funds to earn your teaching degree—including the $4,000 Become a Teacher Scholarship.
  • Certification in any state. Our AAQEP- and CAEP-accredited programs are approved to get you your license wherever you live.
  • A faster, flexible path. Earn your degree online, on your scheduleThe average time to earn a teaching license at WGU is under 3½ years for a bachelor’s degree! 

Teaching degrees at WGU.

Top-ranked programs for quality and value.

Learn to be the best from the best.

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As a nonprofit university, WGU puts students first. Earn your degree for about half* the cost of other online universities.

WGU is half the cost of other online nonprofit universities and colleges WGU students pay half the tuition, and end up with half the debt of the national average.
*WGU average annual bachelor’s tuition rates are 57% the national average, compared to national rates reported by the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. WGU average rate does not include rates for WGU Bachelor of Science, Nursing Prelicensure program.
  • Low, flat-rate tuition.
  • Graduate faster and with less debt.
  • Financial aid and scholarships available.
  • Online education with supportive faculty.
  • VA and military benefits accepted.
  • Great return on investment.
  • All course materials for a low flat fee.

Spend less with flat-rate tuition.

You pay tuition per six-month term, not per course or credit. So when you move faster through your courses, you also lower your total bill!



Tuition effective August 1, 2021. Covers unlimited courses per term. 
All programs: $145 per-term Resource Fee covers e-textbooks and learning resources, saving you thousands. Non-refundable $65 one-time application fee. Program fees and other fees: Some programs have small per-term or one-time fees specific to that program's costs. Your Enrollment Counselor can provide more information.

Our faculty members have one job: helping you succeed.

Program Mentors.

Personally assigned to you from the day you enroll to the day you graduate, your Program Mentor is your faculty member. They will meet with you on a regular basis to provide program instruction, advice, coaching, support, goal-setting—and a healthy dose of cheerleading to make sure you’re celebrating the little and big wins along the way!

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Learning independently doesn’t mean learning on your own. Instructors are subject-matter experts who work with you regularly to ensure you’re mastering course material. They tailor learning to your needs, and the type and intensity of instructional support you receive varies based on your performance in any particular course.

Scholarships available.

The $4,000 Become a Teacher Scholarship includes a $1,500 stipend for the demonstration teaching portion of your program.

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