WGU is changing higher education—so people can change their lives. This is a university made for a new kind of student. At WGU, our focus is on the success of our students and our graduates. What kind of university will give the busy adult student of the 21st century—unique, dedicated, and driven—the best chance for success? One of the best online colleges that values those qualities and puts them to work.
Western Governors University is a nonprofit, online university offering more than 60 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in high-demand fields such as business, teacher education, information technology, and health professions, including nursing. WGU’s competency-based learning model is flexible, allowing students to use what they know and can do to advance in their studies and accelerate time to degree completion. A flexible option for busy adults to earn an accredited and relevant degree, WGU is affordable; with tuition of about $6,500 per year for most programs.