WGU has flourished into a national university, serving nearly 97,000 students from all 50 states as of March 31, 2018. Our unique competency-based academic approach has received praise from academia and employers alike for its relevance to industry. Our reputation with employers is further enhanced by our emphasis on graduating highly competent professionals.

What Employers Say

Our focus on competency development is getting noticed by employers. As a graduate of WGU, you’ll have a valued credential that is valued by employers. A 2017 Harris Poll survey speaks volumes about our great fit with the demands of employers in many industries:

  • 98% said that WGU graduates meet or exceed expectations; 91% said WGU graduates exceed expectations.
  • 97% said they would hire another WGU graduate.
  • 91% rated WGU graduates’ job performance as very good or excellent.
  • 100% said that their WGU graduates were prepared for their jobs.

Learn more about WGU student and graduate success. You can read about WGU student satisfaction, student success on national exams, and employer satisfaction in hiring WGU graduates.

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