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Graduates of WGU experience a rate of full-time employment that is around 20 points higher than graduates of other public and nonprofit universities and nontraditional graduates overall.
WGU has the highest 2016-17 student enrollment of all five colleges that made this list, and part of that may be due to its focus on affordability and financial aid.
A new Gallup study suggests that WGU is doing an outstanding job meeting its students’ needs and preparing its students for rewarding careers.
WGU is leveraging data to improve teaching and learning
The findings suggest that CBE degree programs may be financially more attainable for students from a lower socio-economic background, thus opening the door for more Americans.
When Ryan Yousefi decided to go back to school to get his degree, he knew it had to be online...and accredited.
Given how quickly jobs are changing, there is a need for higher ed to think more broadly about what students are coming to campus to achieve.
Before enrolling, ensure your online degree program can lead to an initial teaching license in your state, experts say.
Sixty-nine percent of WGU’s recent graduates indicated they’d had a mentor in college — more than double the share of young alumni nationally, according to Gallup polling.
Julie Young will speak at WGU commencement on February 10 in Orlando, Florida.
...to be a disruptor and inventor and innovator, “You have to be willing to be misunderstood for long periods of time and WGU is definitely in that category of being misunderstood for long...
EdSurge has a conversation with WGU's Scott Pulsipher as part of the Thought Leader Interview series on the future of education.
At a time when controversy swirls around some for-profit online colleges for predatory recruiting or poor performance, Western Governors University is known for its results.
Being raised by a mother addicted to meth, growing up in poverty, asking neighbors for water when utilities were shut off and dropping out of high school her junior year, the thought of...
After two decades at traditional universities experimenting with new approaches to learning, a leader in the field shifts to an institution with innovation at its core.
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