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For the second consecutive year, nonprofit online Western Governors University (WGU) has been recognized by University Research & Review (UR&R) as a “Best Value School,” one of only 13 universities to receive the award this year.

To honor nurses for their commitment to community health and to commemorate upcoming National Nurses Week 2015, Western Governors University (WGU) has announced the WGU Loves Nurses Scholarship.

WGU will award $400,000 as part of the new Excellence In Education Scholarship for aspiring and current teachers seeking a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

Graduates from Western Governors University (WGU) are more likely than graduates from other U.S. universities to have the jobs they want, feel engaged at work, and have an emotional attachment to their alma maters, according to a study conducted by Gallup in 2014.

Western Governors University (WGU) awards the fourth-largest number of bachelor’s degrees in nursing and the ninth-largest number of master’s degrees in nursing to minorities in the United States, according to Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

Online, nonprofit Western Governors University (WGU) will honor more than 6,700 graduates at its 28th semi-annual commencement.

Western Governors University is known for pioneering the competency-based learning model that lets students study independently, progress at their own speed, and focus on what they need to learn while moving quickly through what they already know.

The Forbes list of the “10 Most Promising Jobs of 2015” highlights high-paying, in-demand careers expected to offer big potential to job seekers in the coming year.

Western Governors University—the online university that pioneered the competency-based education model—announced it will be offering the new Education that Works for You Scholarship.

Western Governors University (WGU) and StraighterLine, recognized leaders in making quality higher education accessible to busy adults, have enhanced their partnership to make the path to a degree even more straightforward and affordable. In addition to easy transfer of approved gen-ed college courses from StraighterLine to WGU, students are eligible for discounts and scholarships that make WGU’s already low tuition even more affordable.

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