Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $895
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES

Western Governors University

Western Governors University is an online university driven by a mission to expand access to higher education through online, competency-based degree programs. WGU has flourished into a national university, serving more than 40,000 students from all 50 states. The university continues to open doors for adult learners who need flexibility to achieve their education and career goals. WGU's innovative competency-based academic approach makes it possible, allowing individuals to fit their education into their lives, not the other way around.

All degree programs offered at Western Governors University are approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for all education benefits offered under the GI Bill®. Education benefit options are available for veterans and active duty servicepersons, dependents, and those with service in the National Guard and Reserves. Eligibility for benefits and the amounts available depend upon the serviceperson’s period of military service, years of service, and other factors.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 6,070/yr
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 6,070/yr
  • Yellow Ribbon Coverage
    N/A
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0/yr

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH
    $895
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    NO
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    NO
  • Offers ROTC Program
    NO
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
Financial Support
  • Comply with The Veterans's Choice Act
    NO
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    YES
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    YES
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $6,070
    In State
    $6,070
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $6,500
    In State
    $6,500
    Out of State
  • Cost Per Credit
    N/A
    In State
    N/A
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $200
Student Population
  • Student Count
    119,618
    Undergraduate
    13,322
    Graduate
    5,209
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    39.4%
    Population
  • Female
    60.6%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No ethnic affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Private
  • Setting
    Online
  • Accrediation Type
    REGIONAL
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    NONTRADITIONAL
  • Online Undergraduate
    YES
  • Online Graduate
    YES
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
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