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Tina Wixon earned a bachelor's degree at Western Governors University, and since she enjoys her new career in nursing she is thinking about earning a graduate degree in her field.

Never mind that at Western Governors University, classes are online only and the more than 1,200 faculty members telecommute from around the country. That setup can provide a more...

There are thousands of dollars in scholarship money that students and parents may not know about, including some at Western Governors University.

Traditional brick-and-mortar education was not a fit for 27-year-old Tyler Harris. He tried attending classes at a few colleges in his native Utah, but didn't find the courses challenging...

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...

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