Graduate Programs Overview

Western Governors University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Salt Lake City, Utah. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $7,790 in average for all students.

It offers thirty-seven graduate programs: 30 Master's, 7 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameWestern Governors University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address4001 South 700 East Suite 700, Salt Lake City, UT
Graduate School Students37,509 students
37,509 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$7,790
Student to Faculty41:1 (2.44%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 37 Graduate Programs
30 Master's, 7 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Western Governors University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $7,790 for all students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Books & Supplies$200
Room & Board$6,000 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,000 (Off-Campus)
Off-Campus Total$14,990
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
Tuition & Fees$6,790$6,790$7,790$7,790$7,790

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Western Governors University offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 111 major areas - 29 Master's (29 online programs), 6 Post-Bachelor'(6 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Computer And Information Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 136,139 students enrolled in Western Governors University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 37,509 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 11,369 male and 26,140 female graduate students. All 37,509 graduate students are enrolled as full-time statusIt offers online degree programs and 37,509 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students11,369
Women Students26,140
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students37,509
Part-time Students-
By race/ethnicity 25,104 White, 3,993 Black, and 1,623 Asian students are attending at Western Governors University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races979
49 students are younger than 22 and 15,570 students are older than 65. The school has 7,608 students aged between 22 and 30 and 14,281 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under49
40 & Over15,570
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Western Governors University, 37,509 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 0 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment37,509
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses37,509
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses0
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses0
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses37,509
Utah Resident2,503
Other State In U.S.34,943
Outside of U.S.63

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