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Rating

Private

Type

174,699

Students

$6,380

Tuition

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Acceptance

#777

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

Salt Lake City, UT

4001 South 700 East Suite 700, Salt Lake City, UT 84107

Western Governors University is a very large private university located in Salt Lake City, UT ranked 6th in Utah. It has a total of 124,327 full-time undergraduate students. Western Governors University offers 65 different majors and is best known for its Biology Teacher Education, Earth Science Teacher Education, and Physics Teacher Education programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $6,380 per year, Western Governors University is quite low-priced. 45.57% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to take home around $41,900 per year, which is 1% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$6,670/Year
Above Average

Western Governors University

$6,670

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$6,870/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$2,562/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

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Very Selective

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National

69%
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Admissions Yield

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% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Application Fee

$65

Students

124,327Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

206

Part-Time

0
Male

36%

In-state

83%

Female

64%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

90%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
28% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse14% Business Administration and Management, General9% Nursing Administration49% Others

28% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

14% Business Administration and Management, General

9% Nursing Administration

49% Others

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

28%

9573 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

14%

4635 Graduates

Nursing Administration

9%

3068 Graduates

Elementary Education and Teaching

5%

1729 Graduates

Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance

4%

1434 Graduates

Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other

4%

1220 Graduates

Curriculum and Instruction

4%

1201 Graduates

Educational/Instructional Technology

3%

1098 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
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Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

42

Number of Library Books

0

Academic Spend per Student

$2,801

Full-time Retention Rate

75%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$39,300/Year

Western Governors University

$39,300

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$39,300

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$41,900

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

45%