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Western Governors University

Western
#4163 / #1085
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
Online university

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About Western Governors University

According to Wikipedia, Western Governors University is a private, non-profit, online university based in Millcreek, Utah. The university uses an online competency-based learning model, providing advanced education for working professionals. Degrees awarded by WGU are accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities . The university was founded by 19 U.S. governors in 1997 after the idea was formulated at a 1995 meeting of the Western Governors Association to expand education offerings to the internet.

Western Governors University's Online Degrees

Western Governors University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Graduation Rate
64%

How Much Does Western Governors University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$7,452

How Much Do Western Governors University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Western Governors University, then you can expect to earn an average of $48,100 per year. You also have a 85% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Western Governors University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
129,68694,51835,168

Where is Western Governors University?

Western Governors University is located at 4001 South 700 East Suite 700, Salt Lake City UT 84107

How Safe is Western Governors University?

Salt Lake City has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Western Governors University Known For?

Western Governors University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Western Governors University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Computer Science
#1780
World Rank
#1788
Historical Rank
#388
USA Rank
computer-science Degrees
Nursing
#1060
World Rank
#1060
Historical Rank
#396
USA Rank
nursing Degrees
Business
#2149
World Rank
#2151
Historical Rank
#578
USA Rank
business Degrees
Education
#2987
World Rank
#2992
Historical Rank
#697
USA Rank
education Degrees
Medical
#2896
World Rank
#2901
Historical Rank
#821
USA Rank
medicine Degrees

Who Are Western Governors University's Most Influential Alumni?

Gregory Fowler
An American academic administrator.

Who Are Western Governors University's Most Influential Faculty?