School Overview

Western Governors University is a Private, 4 years college located in Salt Lake City, Utah. WGU ranked 13rd in Utah Colleges and 28th in Federal Region VIII.
It has a total enrollment of 147,866 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 42 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
Western Governors University is accredited by Distance Education Accrediting Commission.
Contact Information
Address4001 South 700 East Suite 700, Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Admission Information
Net Price
Disability Service
School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

Western Governors University has an open admission policy (any students can attend with high school diploma or a certificate of attendance or General Educational Development (GED) certificate). Contact the school to get more information. The application fees are $65 for undergraduate programs and $65 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Graduate Application Fees$65

Tuition & Fees

WGU's 2022 tuition & fees is $7,452 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $7,790.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,452
Graduate Tuition & Fees$7,790
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 147,866 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 147,866 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. WGU has 104,919 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 42,947 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students147,866
Undergraduate Students104,919
Graduate Students42,947
Online Enrollment147,866

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs63 Programs
Number of online programs63 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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