Western Governors University

2023 Tuition & Fees $8,010
Student Population 150,116
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $4,203
Graduation Rate 64 %
Students:Faculty 42 : 1

Academic Overview

Western Governors University is a private (not-for-profit), four-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 2023 tuition & fees is $8,010 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $8,444.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 150,116 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.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, WGU's tuition & fees is $8,010. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $8,444.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at WGU.
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,203 and 38% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 150,116 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 42 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Western Governors University is 64 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Western Governors University is 3 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Western Governors University is 63 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Western Governors University is 150,116
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Western Governors University is 42 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
42 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,203 at Western Governors University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address4001 South 700 East Suite 700, Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Online Applicationwwwforms.wgu.edu/wgu/app/app_step0
Financial Aidwww.wgu.edu/tuition_financial_aid/financial_aid_application.asp
Net Price Calculatorwww.wgu.edu/tuition_financial_aid/net_price_calculator
Veterans Tuitionwww.wgu.edu/tuition_financial_aid/veterans
Disability Servicehttps://www.wgu.edu/wgu/ada_form

Offered Degrees

WGU offers 66 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 Degree3131
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