School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Western Governors University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
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

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

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 2023 tuition & fees is $8,010 for undergraduate students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 7.49% compared to the last year's rate ($7,452).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $8,444. The graduate tuition increased by 8.40% compared to the last year's rate.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,010
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,444
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 150,116 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 150,116 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. WGU has 107,952 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 42,164 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students150,116
Undergraduate Students107,952
Graduate Students42,164
Online Enrollment150,116

Degree Information and Campus Life

WGU offers 66 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 66 out of the 66 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by WGU
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs66 Programs
Number of online programs66 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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