national
Skip to Content

WESTERN GOVERNORS UNIVERSITY Make Your Own Path to a College Degree

APPLY FREE

Learn more about WGU and we'll send you a code to waive the $65 fee when you're ready to apply!

LEARN MORE

A Journey as Unique as Each Individual Student

With stories as unique as they are, WGU students and graduates across the country are proving why WGU is the perfect partner to help them achieve their education and career goals. By enrolling at WGU, you can join over 125,000 students and a network of 230,000 alumni across the U.S. and around the world who are making their dreams of higher education a reality. With 60+ undergraduate and master’s degrees in business, IT, teaching, and nursing, now’s your time to begin your journey.

Next Start Date

Start the 1st of any month—as soon as you complete enrollment!

Why Choose WGU:

  • Affordable. At WGU, tuition costs about half* that of the national average. We’ve also made scholarships, grants and financial aid available to help make earning your degree more cost-friendly. Overall, 43% of WGU students graduate without loans.
    Learn more about how affordable WGU can be.

  • Personalized Learning. Unlike other schools, WGU lets you spend time on the material you need help with and accelerate through the stuff you already know. It’s education built around you.
    Learn more about WGU's competency-based approach

  • Flexible. As an online university, WGU is dedicated to helping you earn your degree on your schedule. Take assessments at your own pace and study when it’s convenient. Our courses are 100% on your time.
    Learn more about what our students and grads.
*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.

Learn How WGU Makes Your Degree Affordable

Send me more information about WGU. We'll also send you a code to waive the $65 fee when you're ready to apply!


Meet Some of Our Students & Graduates

This past year has been challenging to say the least. I’m so thankful and proud of my husband who came along with me in the school journey and got his bachelor’s degree in the same amount of time! – @CCameron33

Super excited to announce that I am starting grad school in January! I will be working towards my Masters of Education in Learning & Technology at WGU.

As my mentor told me, “There’s never really a right time, so might as well go for it!” - @maryinsecondary

Y'all, I never thought I'd be here. I am a proud daughter of immigrants and a first generation college graduate. I'm thankful, grateful, and blessed to hold this paper in my hands. Hard work and perseverance pays off!! – @Jasminloessin

Industry and academic respect add value to your degree.

WGU is an innovator receiving praise from every sector. When your alma mater is respected, so is your degree.

USDLA 2020 Award Seal
Best Value School
IT Academy member
Military Advanced Education & Transition Top College/University
ACBSP- logo-200x147

WGU Keeps Tuition Costs Low for You

Flat-rate tuition of $3,770 per term links cost to time.

By charging per 6-month term rather than per credit hour—and empowering students to accelerate through material they know well or can learn quickly—WGU helps students control the ultimate cost of their degrees.

Adjust the time and see your costs change

Your time

2 yrs

Your cost

  • 1 yr
  • 1.5 yrs
  • 2 yrs
  • 2.5 yrs
  • 3 yrs
  • 1 yr
  • 1.5 yrs
  • 2 yrs
  • 2.5 yrs
  • 3 yrs

Get Started on Your Journey

Let us know what kind of information you'd like and how you'd like us to be in touch. The personalized support you receive at WGU starts long before you become a student. In fact, it starts now:

Email Me

Receive a Program Guide full of detailed information on your program of interest. We'll also send you a code to waive the $65 fee when you're ready to apply!

Sign up

Call Me

An Enrollment Counselor specializing in your college of interest will answer your questions and can even help you pick a program. No obligation, no pressure!

Learn more

I'm Ready

Ready to get the ball rolling? Complete the application and get priority applicant status with our Enrollment Counselors. Apply now and we'll waive the $65 fee!

Apply FREE

Explore All Our Programs

We offer degree programs in four in-demand fields. Find your degree today.