Western Governors University

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Institution Overview


Accreditation:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Degrees / Certificates offered:

BA / Bachelor of Arts
BSN / Bachelor of Science Nursing
BS / Bachelor of Science
Certificate / Post-baccalaureate
MBA / Master of Business Administration
MS / Master of Science
MA / Master of Arts

Total enrollment: More Information 31,003
Full-time equivalency enrollment: More Information 31,003

Featured Programs

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Bachelor's Degrees:   · Information Technology
  · Teacher Education, Interdisciplinary Studies
Master's Degrees:   · M.S., Nursing Education
  · Masters of Business Administration

Student Demographics


Average age: 36.0 years More Information
Percentage employed (at time of admission): 77.0% More Information


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Age Distribution More Information Online, On-campus, or Hybrid Courses More Information
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Race/Ethnicity More Information Part-time/Full-time Enrollment More Information
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Undergraduate Student Engagement

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Did your Western Governors University experience contribute to your ability to...
Acquire job or work-related knowledge and skills
88
More Information Write clearly and effectively
88
More Information Think critically and analytically
91
Use computing and information technology
90
More Information Work effectively with others
52
More Information Solve complex real-world problems
73
Learn something that changed the way you understand an issue or concept
68
More Information Work harder than you thought you could to meet an instructor's standards or expectations
63
 
Rate Western Governors University on the following:
More Information Quality of relationships with other students
61
More Information Quality of relationships with faculty members
89
Quality of relationships with administrative personnel and offices
80
Providing the support you need to help you succeed academically
90
More Information Providing prompt written or oral feedback on your academic performance
81

More Information How would you evaluate your entire educational experience at this institution?
93
More Information If you could start over again, would you go to the same institution you are now attending?
94

Alumni Outcomes by Degree Level (where applicable)

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Baccalaureate
More Information Overall satisfaction with your experience at this institution
96
More Information Is the education you received relevant to your current career?
79
More Information Would you recommend this institution to others?
97
More Information How satisfied are you that this institution helped you meet your program outcomes?
83
Master's
More Information Overall satisfaction with your experience at this institution
93
More Information Is the education you received relevant to your current career?
79
More Information Would you recommend this institution to others?
96
More Information How satisfied are you that this institution helped you meet your program outcomes?
83

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