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Western Governors University

Western Governors University is a Private, 4 Years+ school located in Salt Lake City, UT. Acceptance rate is 100.00%. The school has a total enrollment of 121,437.
Mission StatementThe principal mission of Western Governors University is to improve quality and expand access to...
The principal mission of Western Governors University is to improve quality and expand access to post-secondary educational opportunities by providing a means for individuals to learn independent of time or place and to earn competency-based degrees and other credentials that are credible to both academic institutions and employers.


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Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Student Body: 121,437
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Private
Campus Type: Suburban
Web Site: www.wgu.edu
Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: Unreported
  • Application Fee: $65
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $6,380
Grad Tuition: $7,500
Room and Board: n/a
Books and Supplies: $200
Other Fees: $290
Average Net Price: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 206
  • Men / Women Ratio: 110 / 96
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: Unreported
  • Median SAT Math Range: Unreported
  • Median ACT Range: Unreported
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: Unreported
  • International Testing: n/a
  • Total International Students: n/a
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: n/a
  • Recommendations: n/a
  • Admissions Tests Scores: n/a
  • Portfolio: n/a

Top 4 Popular Programs

  • Health Professions: 40%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 29%
  • Education: 22%
  • Computer Science: 9%

Academic Programs

Western Governors University offers 65 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Health Professions. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
Explore All Programs
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsWestern Governors University offers 30 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Education
Health Professions
Master's Degree ProgramsWestern Governors University offers 29 Master's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance Degree
  • Data Modeling, Warehousing and Database Administration Degree
  • Information Technology Degree
  • Network and System Administration, Administrator Degree
Education
Health Professions
Certificate ProgramsWestern Governors University offers 6 Certificate Programs
Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
  • Elementary Education and Teaching Degree
  • Mathematics Teacher Education Degree
  • Science Teacher Education, General Science Teacher Education Degree
  • Social Science Teacher Education Degree
  • Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language, Esl Language Instructor Degree

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 38%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 24%
  • 1st Year Retention: n/a
  • Post Graduation Salary: $48,800
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 121,437
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 71%
  • Black Students: 9%
  • Hispanic Students: 9%
  • Asian Students: 4%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Unknown: 2%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: 1%
  • Non-resident, alien: <1%