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WGU Earns Top Ratings


Students, graduates, and those considering returning to school have a lot to say about WGU. See why they say it's an excellent choice for online higher education. With hundreds of independent reviews, Western Governors University has a rating of “excellent" on TrustPilot. Start your back-to-school journey today. See why WGU is called the University of You—a school dedicated to making hundreds of students like you excited about education and their futures.

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What Our Partners and Advocates Say

“I’m impressed by the results in places like Western Governors University. Its low-cost online programs rely on competency-based progression, not class time or credit hours. It uses external assessments to evaluate student proficiency.”

Bill Gates

“Why American Colleges Have to Change”

"WGU gives students the ability to really assemble the complete package, from the subject matter to the specific skills to the certification that gives employers confidence when they're making a hiring decision."

Brad Smith

President and Chief Legal Officer, Microsoft

“What we need are people who are truly versatile, able to learn efficiently and effectively. ... Those are the kind of people [who] represent graduates of Western Governors University.”

John Steele
Senior Vice President of Human Relations
HCA Healthcare

"Businesses need workers who are ready to hit the ground running in their chosen fields. WGU graduates arrive on the job with the skills they need. Thanks to WGU, employers have top-flight workers ready to rise to any challenge."

Lydia Nesbitt-Arronte
Borderplex Economic Alliance, El Paso, Texas

Meet WGU Students Who Are Making a Difference Around the Country

WGU Grad Lands Dream Job at Nintendo

“I am applying almost everything I learned in my MBA to what I’m doing in my day-to-day at Nintendo."