Western Governors University (WGU) is a private, nonprofit, online American university based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The university was founded by 19 U.S. governors in 1997 after the idea was formulated at a 1995 meeting of the Western Governors Association. The university uses a competency-based learning model, with students working online.

WGU is proud to offer special benefits for the graduates and staff of our partner community colleges including:

WGU Community College Partnership

SMC Transfer Pathways

  • College of Business
  • Teachers College
  • College of Health Professions
  • College of Information Technology

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