Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, UT 84107
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Western Governors University is one of the eight private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Utah. The campus is located in a suburb, in Salt Lake City.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 98,627 students attend the school. Every year 38% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

WGU's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $5,780, and fees were $290. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,780 and $290 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students98,627
Student to Faculty Ratio41:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 775 6404
Master's degree 187 2033
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 97.6%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
02/13/2003 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/25/2009 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/25/2009 - Current

Admission


In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $65
Graduates $65

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

No Info Available

Student Population

72,385

Undergrads

26,242

Graduates

64,177

Women

34,450

Men

100%

Full-time

0%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
71%
Black/African American
9%
Hispanic
9%
Asian
4%
Two or more races
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%
Non-resident alien
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Utah state board of nursing.

Western Governors University
4001 South 700 East Suite 700
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
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