Western Governors University

4001 South 700 East Suite 700, Salt Lake City, UT

Questions and Answers about Western Governors University

Angela C.
10 months ago
Can I start another degree as soon as I graduate, or do I have to wait for the 6-month term to end?
Julie S.
11 months ago
Is there a way to see the program schedule before applying?
Julie S.
11 months ago
Does Western Governors University have a public database of previously transferred courses that have been accepted?
Nicole H.
1 year ago
Are scholarships awarded all at once or by semester?
Shannon S.
1 year ago
Does applying for a fafsa cover only one term or both terms in a year?
Shannon S.
1 year ago
Does WGU allow deferred payments on students loans or do you have to immediately start paying back on the loan?
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Majors offered at Western Governors University

Biggest majors
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods

Academics at Western Governors University

Student Faculty Ratio
41 to 1
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution
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Common careers for Western Governors University students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Information Technology (IT) Director105k
Information Technology (IT) Manager80k
Network Engineer75k
Operations Manager70k
Systems Administrator65k
Human Resources (HR) Manager65k
Human Resources (HR) Generalist53k
Based on 38,976 student responses
56.6kAvg. Early Career Pay
90.3kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
59%in High-Meaning careers
9%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Western Governors University

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Student reviews of Western Governors University

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The self pace program really allows me to do school around my schedule l

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