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Western Governors University
Salt Lake City, UT
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Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT

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Location: Salt Lake City, UT / Online
Course Length: 1 hour - 4+ years
Price: $150 - $36,000
Programs: all (385)

About Western Governors University

Western Governors University is located in Salt Lake City, UT, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 385 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Project+ Certification, Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+ Certification and Master of Business Administration (MBA). Time to complete this education training ranges from 1 hour to 4+ years depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 18 months. The cost to attend Western Governors University ranges from $150 to $36,000 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $7,500. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".


Graduation rate and salary earned after graduation at Western Governors University
Graduation rate
For first time, full-time students
Median Salary
10 years after graduationGraduation rate for rate for first-time, full-time students at four-year institutions (150% of expected time to completion). Median earnings of students working and not enrolled 10 years after entry. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Loans and student debt

Student debt after graduating from Western Governors University
Median total debt
After graduation
Monthly loan payments
for 10-year loan
Sudents receiving federal loans
45 of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan
Median debt of completers. Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments. Percent of all undergraduate students receiving a federal student loan. Source: College Scorecard, 2019.

Popular degrees

These are the most popular categories of degrees awarded at Western Governors University
Health Professions and Related Programs
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

Reviews about Western Governors University

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Flexible class hours

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Good teachers

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Positive environment

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Recent Reviews

Written by an Indeed User on June 7, 2021, 10:15 PM
Other Comments
WGU has helped me be able to go to school while working FT.
Overall Rating
Yes, I would recommend this program to a friend.
Written by an Indeed User on June 6, 2021, 09:15 PM
Other Comments
The people we’re not helpful when needed and overly helpful on simple tasks. But when things get hard you are left out to dry and scrambling to figure out what to do.
Overall Rating
No, I would not recommend this program to a friend
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