Western Governors University

Tuition & Fees $6,670
Student Population 147,866
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $4,147
Graduation Rate 47 %
Students:Faculty 41

Academic Overview

Western Governors University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The 2021 tuition & fees are $6,670 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 147,866 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Western Governors University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $48,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Western Governors University are $6,670. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $7,790 on average.
Western Governors University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at WGU. The average received amount of financial aid is $4,147 and 37% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 147,866 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 41 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Western Governors University is 47 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Western Governors University is 1 %
Transfer-out Rate
Student Population for Western Governors University is 147,866
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Western Governors University is 41 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
41 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,147 at Western Governors University.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

WGU offers 65 major programs through online completely. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree3030
Post Bachelor's Degree66
Master's Degree2929

Special Learning Opportunities

Western Governors University is an online complete school which means students can get degrees through only distance learning. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees via online classes. The school provides teacher certification programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Degrees From Online Classes Completely
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Western Governors University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges