WGU Announcements

WGU Launches New Online Master’s Degree for Aspiring English Teachers
WGU has introduced a new master’s degree program for aspiring middle school or high school English teachers who have completed an undergraduate degree in English but still need a teaching credential. The WGU Master of Arts in Teaching English program, which prepares graduates for teacher licensure in all 50 states, is now accepting applicants.

Check out the latest WGU Student and Graduate Population Maps
50,000+ and growing!

OnlineU named WGU as the best overall value in its new Best Value Online College Rankings.
The rankings were compiled using data from the National Center for Education Statistics, the Federal Student Aid Office, and the schools’ official websites.

Join the Professional Conversation on LinkedIn!
We invite all WGU students an graduates to join the professional conversations in our private WGU Student and Alumni LinkedIn Group. With over 11,400 members, you are certain to find WGU peers to network and converse with! 

WGU Named a Top Military Friendly School for the 5th Year
Online university in top 15 percent of schools recognized for best practices in military education.

WGU Announces Agreement with Nation’s 5th Largest Catholic Health Care System
Nonprofit, online university will offer discounted tuition to employees of Mercy.

Robert Bennett: WGU helping 'STEM' education slippage

White House Recognizes WGU as an Example of What Works in Postsecondary Education
Online university cited in new report for providing affordable, high-quality competency-based programs.

Undersecretary of education tells WGU grads to 'continue being pioneers'
Western Governors University graduated 5,541 students from all over the country at its 27th semi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on Saturday.

Western Governors University