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Western Governors University is a fully online, fully accredited, nonprofit university with 25 years of experience delivering high-quality education to working adults who are interested in furthering their education and advancing their careers. The university offers more than 60 accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the high-demand career fields of business, K-12 teacher education, Information Technology and health professions, including nursing.
WGU offers a competency-based approach to learning, which measures learning instead of time spent in a classroom and allows students to use prior education, training and work experience to move through courses quickly, once mastery of subject matter is demonstrated. Students have the flexibility to study, complete coursework and take tests on their own schedule. WGU’s flat-rate tuition of about $3,800 per six-month term enables students to take as many courses as they can each term without any added fees, resulting in accelerated degree completion at lower cost.
2022 Tuition: $7,600/year