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West Virginia Community College Graduates Make Great WGU Students

Work and School Balance When you Choose WGU for your Bachelor's Degree

You started your educational journey at a West Virginia community college—now it's time to finish it at WGU. If you got your associate degree at a community college, keep the momentum going and get your bachelor's at WGU. WGU is proud to offer special benefits for the graduates and staff of West Virginia community colleges.

WGU is the perfect fit for working adults who need a degree to boost their careers but can't fit traditional schooling into their busy lives. That's why hundreds of companies, associations, school districts, municipalities, and other organizations choose WGU as their partner in educating their workforce and graduates.

WGU is Affordable

WGU is a nonprofit online university. What does this mean for you? Very affordable tuition. In fact, WGU is around half the cost of other online universities. WGU is also approved to offer federal financial aid to those who qualify.

Scholarships Available

One way WGU removes obstacles from your path to achieving your education and career goals is through scholarships, including the WGU Community College Partner Scholarship.

Transferring your West Virginia Community College Credits or Degree to WGU is Simple

Students with an Associate of Arts (A.A.) or Associate of Science (A.S.) degree usually qualify for an Upper-Division standing at WGU. This position allows you to waive up to 40 WGU credit equivalents, also known as Competency Units (CUs) (equal to 60 quarterly credit hours).

Depending on your degree program, you may qualify for additional requirement waivers. If you have completed some college coursework but have not earned a degree, WGU will conduct a transcript evaluation. Your experience may waive some of your requirements.

If you'd like to do an initial self-assessment of transfers you may qualify for, you can view our transfer pathways site. Please note, this tool is for desktop users. Any questions you encounter can be resolved by speaking with an Enrollment Counselor.

 

Select your College to Find your Transfer Pathway Program

WGU Partners with Community Colleges

WGU has community college partners throughout the United States. If you'd like to do an initial self-assessment of transfers you may qualify for, you can search our community college partner site (by state). Please note, this tool is for desktop users.

Transferring Your Community College Degree or Credits to WGU is Simple

Students with an Associate of Arts (A.A.) or Associate of Science (A.S.) degree usually qualify for an Upper-Division standing at WGU. This position allows you to waive up to 40 WGU credit equivalents, also known as Competency Units (CUs) (equal to 60 quarterly credit hours).

Depending on your degree program, you may qualify for additional requirement waivers. If you have completed some college coursework but have not earned a degree, WGU will conduct a transcript evaluation. Your experience may waive some of your requirements.

Transfer Students Can Earn up to $1,000 Towards WGU Education on RaiseMe

WGU partnered with RaiseMe to offer micro-scholarships that recognize your achievements as you prepare to transfer, earning you money for college before you even apply.

Earn Your Degree for About Half of the Cost of Other Universities*

You pay tuition per six-month term, not per course or credit. So when you move faster through your courses, you also lower your total bill!

 

WGU students pay about half the tuition,* and end up with half the debt of the national average.**

  • Low, flat-rate tuition.
  • Graduate faster and with less debt.
  • Financial aid and scholarships available.
  • Online education with supportive faculty.
  • VA and military benefits accepted.
  • Great return on investment.
  • All course materials for a low, flat fee.

*WGU average annual bachelor’s tuition rates are 48% lower than the national average, compared to national rates reported by the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data Systems in 2022. WGU average rate does not include rates for WGU Bachelor of Science, Nursing Prelicensure program.

**WGU undergraduate students have approximately half the debt at graduation compared to the national average, according to the Institute for College Access and Success (2022).

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