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An online university for Nevada that matches your ambition.

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Improving Quality

An online education that gives students the skills and knowledge they need to thrive in their careers and their lives.

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Expanding Access

 We are focused on breaking down financial, distance, learning, and all other barriers to ensure that everyone has access to education.

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Delivering Outcomes

Students see an average salary increase of over $12,000 just 2 years after graduation1. Plus, employers have a 98% satisfaction rate with WGU grads2.  

Founding Gov. Brian Sandoval's message to Nevadans who want to advance their careers.

"Affordable access to accredited education is the key to our future and essential to bringing more jobs to Nevada. WGU Nevada will make it possible for more Nevadans to earn the degrees they need to advance their careers and provide better for their families."

Accredited. Recognized. Respected.

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WGU Nevada offers programs through the accreditation of our national partner, Western Governors University. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities first accredited WGU in 2003 and reaffirmed our accreditation in 2016, noting WGU's “institution-wide focus on helping students succeed.”

Regarded Best Value School by University Research & Review Regarded Best Value School by University Research & Review

University Research & Review has named WGU a Best Value School, saying: “Every adult considering enrolling in an online degree program should take a close look at WGU, one of the most innovative schools we’ve seen.”

CAEP Accredited Teacher Education Degrees CAEP Accredited Teacher Education Degrees

WGU Nevada offers teacher-education programs through Western Governors University. WGU's Teachers College is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the only recognized national accreditor for educator preparation.

Nursing Degrees accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, CCNE Nursing Degrees accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, CCNE

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing / master's degree program in nursing at WGU is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

WGU's College of Business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). WGU's College of Business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Western Governors University's College of Business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading specialized accreditation association for business education. ACBSP accredits business, accounting, and business-related programs at all program levels worldwide.

WGU is recognized for providing quality education at a surprisingly affordable price.

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A national university with a special focus on Nevada.

Experience a greater degree of success.

Across the nation, WGU graduates are considered leaders and innovators in their professions—at top companies and organizations such as Amazon, Cedars-Sinai, Google, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, the Mayo Clinic, and the United Nations. 

Whether you're looking to further a career in business, education, healthcare, or IT, we have the degree program to match your talents and interests. 

See for yourself where a WGU degree can take you.

WGU offers degrees with your career in mind.

All of our degree programs are carefully chosen with employment and success in mind. Our special model for online-learning is designed for the working adult, and our commitment to keep costs down means better ROI for our graduates.

Our degree programs start at the first of every month, all year long.

No need to wait for spring or fall semester. It's back-to-school time at WGU year-round. Get started by talking to an Enrollment Counselor today, and you'll be on your way to realizing your dream of a bachelor's or master's degree—sooner than you might think!

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WGU graduates, on average, increase their annual income by $12,300 within two years of graduation. With an average cost of $15,165 for a bachelor's degree, the average return on investment for a WGU degree is less than two years.
In a 2020 Harris Poll survey of 300 employers of WGU graduates, 98% said their WGU grads meet or exceed expectations.