2022 Tuition & fees

The 2022 tuition & fees at WGU is $6,070 for Utah residents and $7,452 for out-of-state students. The tuition & fees has increased by 11.72% from last year.
The next table shows the 2022 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over last 5 years at WGU.
You can check and view more costs information including living costs, books & supplies, and tuition per credit hour at Western Governors University Cost of Attendance page

Tuition per Credit Hour

Western Governors University 2022 Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
Utah ResidentsOut-of-StateUtah ResidentsOut-of-State
2018$6,070$6,070$6,790$6,790
2019$6,670$6,670$7,790$7,790
2020$6,670$6,670$7,790$7,790
2021$6,670$6,670$7,790$7,790
2022$7,452$7,452$7,790$7,790

Offered Online Programs

Western Governors University offers 66 major programs through Bachelor's, Master's, Post Graduate Certificate degrees/programs. WGU is an online college and all 66 programs offered via online education exclusively.
You can view all major programs at Western Governors University at Area of Study & Major Program page with completer and earning after graduation information.
Number of Online ProgramsNumber of Total Programs
Bachelor's3131
Master's2929
Post-BS Certificate66
Total6666

Online Student Population

There are 147,866 students including both undergraduate and graduate students at WGU. Since WGU is an online college that all programs offers via distance learning, all students have enrolled online exclusively.
The next tables show the online students by enrollment type and locality for academic year 2021-2022.
Online Student Population at Western Governors University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total147,866104,91942,947
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes147,866104,91942,947
Enrolled Some in Online Classes000
Not Enrolled in Online Classes000
Online Student Population by Student Location at Western Governors University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)147,866104,91942,947
Utah Residents9,3876,6482,739
Other State in U.S.138,23698,10940,127
Outside of U.S.24116081
Unknown220

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