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WGU In the News

With education fees at record highs, finding a scholarship can lessen the blow.

With a hand from Western Governors University, competency-based education is catching on in Washington State. Bellevue College is offering a certificate in business software was so popular...

A recent National Survey of Student Engagement finds that online students gave their experiences and the quality of their education high marks. Notably, WGU's students rated it higher in...

Western Governors University is named among institutions that are filling the void in providing quality workforce training.

A report from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching examines the role of the credit hour and finds that it remains the best option for a common language in education.

Competency-based education is in vogue — even though most people have never heard of it, and those who have can't always agree on what it is.

Is an IT degree the right choice? Or maybe an IT certification? Perhaps a certificate? Finding the right option depends on where you are and where you're headed.

Bankrate provides some ideas for keeping college costs down in 2015.

Lenny Mendonca and Jim Wunderman argue it is time to recommit to the importance of higher education for California again instead of fighting over budget allocations and tuition increases.

Online U ranks WGU #1 on its list of Best Values in online colleges. WGU also takes top honors in several program areas: accounting, human resources, business and education.

IT manager Jason Smith needed a college degree. Desperately. The 29-year-old spent years dropping in and out of nursing and paramedic school before he landed his current position handling...

We are all aware of the growing student loan crisis -- $1.2 trillion in student loans, alarming default rates and average debt amounts rising every year. While Washington is working to find...

Western Governors University (WGU) may hold a unique approach suited for future developments of higher-ed institution competency-based programs: A sustainable, flat tuition rate, and the...

As online degrees continue to be a viable option for aspiring professionals, factors such as tuition cost, on top of quality, are important to consider. Recently, Accounting Degree Review...

Data is confirming what we already know: recruiting is an imprecise activity, and degrees don’t communicate much about a candidate’s potential and fit. Employers need to know what a student...

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