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ACCEPTANCE RATE

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STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

41:1

DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE

130

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$2,635

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Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students

Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid

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Western Governors University (WGU)

1200 Blythe Blvd, Charlotte, NC

Western Governors University is a nonprofit private institution that has a fair number of degrees available for students to choose from. The school is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in a predominantly suburban area. WGU enrolls over twenty two thousand annually, making it one of the biggest colleges in the state.

Students may pick from a few areas of study, including:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Education
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Computer And Information Sciences

The school has an open enrollment policy, admitting all students that meet the minimum requirements for admission. Submission of school records, test scores, and personal statements may be needed for certain programs.  Detailed admissions information on WGU can be obtained by calling the school or by completing the form on this page.

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $6,500 for the year, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students may check the school's tuition calculator to find what your personalized cost of attendance would be. Students enrolled at Western Governors University may qualify for aid which is usually grants and loans.

For a complete list of areas of study, enrollment information, student services, and more, please visit the school's website at wgu.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the students Western Governors University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Western Governors University is around 121,000 students, with undergraduate students making up about 73% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $6,400-$7,700 for both in-state and out-of-state students

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Receiving Grants & Scholarships33%$2,635
Student Loans (Federal)55%$3,103
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Western Governors University may provide student services including:

  • Distance learning
  • Career path counseling

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2009)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2009)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2006)
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Programs Offered

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

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