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Western Governors University (UT)


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:

  • 5% off WGU's affordable tuition for up to four terms
  • Eligibility to apply for the WGU Community College Partner Scholarship, valued at up to $2,000
  • Opportunity Grant (valued at up to $10,000)
  • EOPS Scholarship (valued at up to $5,000)
  • Military Appreciation Scholarship (valued at up to $2,500)
  • Cybersecurity Scholarship (valued at up to $5,000)
  • And more!

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Transfer Pathways

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


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