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Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, UT
University Website: www.wgu.edu
Apply Online: www.wgu.edu/wgu/app/app_step0.asp
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Western Governors University (WGU) is a private, nonprofit, online American university. Founded by the governors of 19 U.S. states, WGU has more than 35,000 students and only accepts students living in the United States, select geographic areas of Canada, active-duty U.S. military personnel and their families stationed at overseas installations, and individuals living in Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. There is no minimum high school grade point average for admission, and no minimum score on the SAT or ACT; all applicants must pass an admissions examination administered by the university. The administration is based in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Robert Mendenhall is the current university president.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $5,780.00 avg tuition

4001 East 700 South, Suite 701
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
(801) 274-3280

Apply online Admissions:
Financial Aid:

Areas of Study:

  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
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Western Governors University

Applied 0
Admitted 0 NaN%
Enrolled total 0
Full Time: 0
Part Time 0
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 81%
4-year graduation rate 20%
6-year graduation rate 23%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Open Admissions Policy Yes
Secondary School GPA Not applicable
Secondary School Rank Not applicable
Secondary School Record Not applicable
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable
Admission Test Scores Not applicable
TOEFL Not applicable
Other Tests Not applicable
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Western Governors University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,780.00 $5,780.00 $5,780.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $90.00 $90.00 $90.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,140.00 $6,140.00 $6,140.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $90.00 $90.00 $90.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $9,600.00 $1,300.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $1,300.00 $1,300.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $65.00
Graduate Application Fee $65.00
Books and Supplies $900.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 88%
Percent receiving grant aid 66%
Avg amount of grant aid $4,389.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 84%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,577.00

Western Governors University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other X X
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other X X
Business/Commerce, General X
Finance, General X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
Information Resources Management X
Management Information Systems, General X X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Operations Management and Supervision X
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance X X
Computer Programming, Specific Applications X
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration X
Information Technology X
Network and System Administration/Administrator X
Biology Teacher Education X X
Chemistry Teacher Education X X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Earth Science Teacher Education X X
Education, General X X
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching X
Mathematics Teacher Education X X
Physics Teacher Education X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X X
Social Science Teacher Education X X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor X
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Medical Informatics X
Nursing Administration X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X

Scholarships for Students in Utah

Name Amount Deadline
Thomas M. Stetson Scholarship $2,000 June 01, 2017
Leon Bradley Scholarship Up to $2,500 May 31, 2017
Equality Leadership Fund Scholarship Up to $3,500 April 07, 2017
Willy the Plumber Scholarship Up to $1,000 April 07, 2017
Scrooge Scholarship Up to $1,000 April 07, 2017

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