Your Success is Our Goal
When choosing a university, it's important to know that you'll learn the things you need to know to be successful in your career. We are focused on your learning and your ultimate success—we believe those two elements go hand in hand. We have a large network of students and graduates who are demonstrating this very success in their careers and daily lives. It's valuable for you to see how a WGU degree is changing their lives and impacting their futures as you get started on your own education journey.
Nation of Night Owls: 142,637 Students
Current Student Population
WGU has a diverse student body living in all 50 states—and on U.S. military bases around the world. Student totals as of January 31st, 2023.
Military Serving Abroad – 794
Guam – 82
Puerto Rico – 69
Virgin Islands – 15
International – 188
Washington, D.C. – 107
A Global Network of 309,115 Graduates
WGU's alumni network is made up of accomplished professionals in all 50 states—and around the world. Alumni counts as of January 31st, 2023.
Military Serving Abroad - 1,123
Guam - 81
Puerto Rico - 50
Virgin Islands - 39
International - 473
Washington, D.C. - 167
Prepared for Success
on the Job
*From a 2021 Harris Poll of 300 employers of WGU graduates.
97% of employers said that WGU graduates were prepared for their jobs.*
95% of employers said that they would hire another WGU grad.*
98% of employers said WGU graduates met or exceeded expectations.*
WGU Graduates Hold Positions with Top Employers
Stories of Student Success
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All of our degree programs are carefully chosen with employment and success in mind. Our special model of online learning is designed for the working adult, and our commitment to keep costs down means better ROI for our graduates.
Online. Nonprofit. Affordable.
Discover why WGU is the ideal university to pursue your unique career goals.