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Address4001 South 700 East Suite 700, Salt Lake City, UT 84107
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School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

2022 Tuition & Fees and 2023 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2022 tuition and fees of Western Governors University are $7,452. For graduate programs, its 2022 graduate school tuition and fees are $7,790.
The estimated 2023 tuition & fees for prospective students is $8,326 based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2023 graduate school tuition & fees is $7,790.
2021-22 Tuition & Fees2022-23 Estimation
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
The estimation for 2022-2023 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

Key Stats for Prospective Students

The average graduation rate is 47%. Total 147,866 students are attending the school and it does not possess campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school).
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $48,100. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations program shows the highest salary with $75,200 after graduating. Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2022 WGU Key Academics Statistics
Graduation Rate »47%
Transfer-out Rate1%
Retention Rate75%(full-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio2.38% (42 to 1)
Student Population »147,866 (104,919 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$4,147
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$48,100
Average Salary by Field of Study$29,900 - $75,200

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

At Western Governors University, all courses can be done through online classes completely (both undergraduate and graduate degrees).The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at WGU
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
Degrees From Online Classes Completely
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadNo
WGU provides several student services including academic/career counseling services.
On-Campus Student Services at WGU
Remedial servicesNo
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsNo
Placement services for completersNo
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of WGU.
WGU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanNo
Dormitory CapacityNo Campus Housing Facilities Provided

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