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About Western Governors University

Western Governors University is a Private, 4 years college located in Salt Lake City, Utah.
It has a total enrollment of 121,437 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 41 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.
Address4001 South 700 East Suite 700, Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Net Price
Disability Service
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.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$65
Graduate Application Fees$65

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at Western Governors University, for academic year 2019-2020 is $6,670 for undergraduate students.. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $7,790.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$6,670
Graduate Tuition & Fees$7,790

Student Population

At Western Governors University, total 121,437 are attending classes. Among them, 121,437 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. WGU has 88,921 students and the graduate school has 32,516 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students121,437
Undergraduate Students88,921
Graduate Students32,516
Online Enrollment121,437

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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