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Graduate with less student debt—or none at all1.
By going faster, you save even more.

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98% employer satisfaction with WGU grads2.
A degree that can pay for itself faster3.

WGU Texas helps fill Texas' workforce needs.

Established by the state of Texas through a partnership with accredited Western Governors University, WGU Texas offers online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs specifically designed to provide Texans with high-quality education in in-demand career fields that are relevant to the needs of Texas employers.

WGU Texas Graduates talk about their experience at Texas' online university

Accredited. Recognized. Respected.

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WGU Texas offers programs through the accreditation of our national partner, Western Governors University. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities first accredited WGU in 2003 and reaffirmed it in 2016, noting WGU's “institution-wide focus on helping students succeed.”

Regarded Best Value School by University Research & Review Regarded Best Value School by University Research & Review

"Every adult considering enrolling in an online degree program should take a close look at WGU, one of the most innovative school's we've seen. Two things stand out, besides the very reasonable cost, and they are: competency-based learning and the overwhelmingly positive reviews this school receives from its students and graduates."

NCATE (CAEP) Accredited Teacher Education Degrees NCATE (CAEP) Accredited Teacher Education Degrees

WGU's Teachers College degree programs are accredited by NCATE (CAEP), the premier specialized accrediting body for teacher preparation recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Nursing Degrees accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, CCNE Nursing Degrees accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, CCNE

The bachelor’s and master’s nursing degree programs at Western Governors University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791).

WGU's College of Business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading specialized accreditation association for business education.

Wendy Chance, Vice President of Membership, Austin Human Resource Management Association Wendy Chance, Vice President of Membership, Austin Human Resource Management Association

"WGU Texas has a really unique program that is perfect for anyone who is currently working or who wants to upgrade some skill sets. WGU Texas graduates are successful because they have the job skills necessary to be competitive in the workforce."

—Wendy Chance, VP of Membership, Austin Human Resource Management Association

WGU is recognized for providing quality education at a surprisingly affordable price.

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WGU celebrates women in leadership with scholarship offer up to $2000

Back to School Scholarships worth $2,000 each—apply by Oct. 31.

Whether you started a bachelor’s degree but didn’t finish, or you’re ready to add a master’s degree to your résumé, the time is right to go back to school. Our surprisingly low tuition, flexible online path to your degree, and personalized faculty support make WGU Texas the right back-to-school choice. Apply now for a Back to School Scholarship.

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Experience a greater degree of success.

Across the nation, WGU graduates are considered leaders and innovators in their professions—at top companies and organizations such as Amazon, Cedars-Sinani, Google, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, the Mayo Clinic, and the United Nations. 

Whether you're looking to further a career in business, education, healthcare, or IT, we have the degree program to match your talents and interests. 

See for yourself where a WGU degree can take you.

See where a WGU Degree will take you

WGU offers degrees with your career in mind.

All of our degree programs are carefully chosen with employment and success in mind. Our special model for online-learning is designed for the working adult, and our commitment to keep costs down means better ROI for our graduates.

Our degree programs start at the first of every month, all year long.

No need to wait for spring or fall semester. It's back-to-school time at WGU year-round. Get started by talking to an Enrollment Counselor today, and you'll be on your way to realizing your dream of a bachelor's or master's degree—sooner than you might think!

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¹ Since the launch of WGU's Responsible Borrowing Initiative in 2013, average borrowing per WGU student has decreased by more than 40%. Undergraduate students at WGU graduate with less than half the debt of the national average.
In a 2017 Harris Poll survey of 301 employers of WGU graduates, 98% said their WGU grads meet or exceed expectations; 91% said "exceed."
WGU graduates, on average, increase their annual income by $10,100 within two years of graduation. With an average cost of $15,000 for a bachelor's degree, the average return on investment for a WGU degree is less than two years. Source: 2017 Harris Poll Online survey.