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WGU TEACHERS COLLEGE

America Needs Educators

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

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

You Have What It Takes–We Have Your Degree.

We knew teachers were strong, but the pandemic taught us even more about their passion and grit. At WGU, we see you and we’re here to help you step into the classroom or step up within it. Whether it’s a bachelor’s and licensure to get started or a master’s to move ahead, your path forward starts at WGU.

Here’s how we’re making it easier than ever:

  • Tuition you can afford. At only $3,825–$3,975 per six-month term, you won't find a better mix of quality and value.
  • Scholarships are available. WGU awarded nearly $20 million in 2022. 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 3.5 years for a bachelor’s degree! 

Find Your Teaching Degree at WGU

Accredited, Respected,
Recognized™

One important measure of a degree’s value is the reputation of the university where it was earned. When employers, industry leaders, and academic experts hold your alma mater in high esteem, you reap the benefits of that respect. WGU is a pioneer in reinventing higher education for the 21st century, and our quality has been recognized.

Earn Your Degree for about Half the Cost of Other Universities*

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!

 

WGU students pay about half the tuition,* and end up with half the debt of the national average.**

  • 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.

*WGU average annual bachelor’s tuition rates are 48% lower than the national average, compared to national rates reported by the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data Systems in 2022. WGU average rate does not include rates for WGU Bachelor of Science, Nursing Prelicensure program.

**WGU undergraduate students have approximately half the debt at graduation compared to the national average, according to the Institute for College Access and Success (2022).

Spend Less with Flat-Rate Tuition

Undergraduate
School of Education undergraduate program tuition

$3,825

Graduate
School of Education graduate program tuition

$3,975

Tuition rates effective September 1, 2023. Costs are per six-month term. Tuition covers unlimited courses per term. 
All programs: $200 per-term Resource Fee covers e-textbooks and learning resources.

Undergraduate
School of Education undergraduate program tuition

$3,825

Graduate
School of Education graduate program tuition

$3,975

Tuition rates effective September 1, 2023. Costs are per six-month term. Tuition covers unlimited courses per term. 
All programs: $200 per-term Resource Fee covers e-textbooks and learning resources.

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!

Instructors

Learning independently doesn’t mean learning on your own. Instructors are subject-matter experts who work with you regularly to help you with 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.