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WGU WASHINGTON It's our 10th anniversary! Join in our celebration!

From Bellingham to Benton County, and Puyallup to the Palouse—it is time to celebrate! 

In 2021, WGU Washington marks ten years of providing expanded access to affordable, career-focused degrees to hardworking, midcareer adults statewide. Join us in marking our 10-Year Anniversary with new ways to celebrate each month through April 22nd!

As Washington’s only legislatively endorsed online university, WGU Washington has helped strengthen the state’s workforce and create better lifestyles for graduates and their families. The university’s enrollment has grown to nearly 14,000 full-time students, and it has awarded nearly 25,000 bachelor’s and master’s degrees in high-demand fields. Today, more WGU students and grads call Washington home than any other state in the nation!

10-Year Song Contest

Calling on our talented Night Owls to create a musical tribute to WGU Washington in honor of our 10th Anniversary! We’re looking for an original song that encompasses the mission of WGU Washington—changing lives through the power of online education. The winning song entry will receive a $1,000 American Express gift card!

The WGU Washington Song Contest runs through April 16th, 2021. 

Share Your Anniversary Video: #WGUWA10

Wish WGU Washington a happy anniversary by posting a short video message sharing how WGU Washington has changed your life! Post with #WGUWA10 and tag WGU Washington. We’ll be giving out swag and prizes each month for the posts with the most likes through April 2021.

Sage Across the State

Showcase your Night Owl pride in your community! Print our 10th anniversary Sage mascot, and share a photo of him perched in iconic Washington spots.

WGU Washington surprises student with $10,000 scholarship to celebrate our 10th anniversary

Scholarship recipient Nitasha Lewis overcame many challenges and is now pursuing a master’s degree. Sponsored by WGU Washington.

The Covid-19 Impact on Higher Education

As the need for workers in industries such as tech grows, many have started to consider changing career paths. The COVID-19 pandemic has only escalated this shift.

Bridging the Digital Divide in Online Higher Education

WGU Washington and T-Mobile are partnering to provide students with reliable internet access for online learning. Sponsored by WGU Washington.

Coming Together, Celebrating Success

Students, alumni, faculty, and partners offer reflections and well-wishes on our 10th anniversary.