$6,380

Tuition

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Cost of Attendance

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Net Price

Western Governors University (WGU) Tuition and Fees

Western Governors University is a prominent educational institution known for offering a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in a wide assortment of streams, providing quality training to students. The tuition fees charged at WGU is quite low compared to the expense of education at most institutions. The average annual cost for students opting to pursue undergraduate programs at the university is estimated to be around $6,670, based on 2020 - 2021 official information. This amount includes the total tuition fees as well as other expenses. The books and supplies cost $200, while the other expenses add up to $1,000.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$6,670$6,670
Book & Supplies$200$200
Room & Board costNANA
Other ExpensesNANA
Total Cost of AttendanceNANA

Coming to the cost of attendance, students need to understand that the tuition fee is just a single aspect of the expenses that come under the overall cost of attending the university. They will be required to plan for various other expenses associated with the cost of attendance, including lodging, dining, textbooks, supplies, and the cost of living, among other things. The total tuition and fees for students attending Western Governors University come out to be around $6,670 per year. In addition, the students will be needed to pay an average expense of $200 for books and supplies, $6,000 toward room and boarding, and $1,000 for different other expenses in a year. So, the overall cost of attending WGU comes out to be about $13,870 per year, according to the most recent information available.

Average Net Price by Family Income

The net cost of attending Western Governors University – the actual amount that students and their families are required to pay in a given year – varies depending on the candidate's annual family income. Generally, the higher the family income of the candidate, the higher is the net amount to be paid. So, it all essentially depends on the family income bracket of the student. At WGU, the average net price is estimated to be around $7,785. For students with a family income below $30,000, the estimated net price is $8,104, while for the individuals who fall in the $30,001-$48,000 income bracket, the net cost is $8,522. On the other hand, an estimated net cost of $10,135 is charged for the $48,001-$75,000 income bracket, $12,609 for the $75,001-$110,000 income category, and $12,970 for an annual family income more than $110,000.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$6,670$6,670
Room & Board CostN/AN/A
Total Tuition & FeesN/AN/A

At Western Governors University, the tuition and fees for students who are pursuing undergraduate courses are estimated to be around $6,670 in a year. They would also be required to pay around $6,000 for their room and boarding expenses. Accordingly, the overall cost for undergraduate students at the university totals about $13,870 per year, based on the available data.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$7,500$7,500
Fees$290$290

As for the students looking to enroll in postgraduate programs at WGU, the tuition and fees they are charged add up to $7,790 per year. This sum includes their graduate tuition of $7,500 and the graduation fees of $290 as well.

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019N/A
Undergraduate2018 - 2019N/A

The cost per credit hour – the total program cost divided by the total number of credit hours of the program – that the student has to pay to attend Western Governors University varies between graduate and undergraduate degrees. The cost per credit hour for graduate degrees sits at $129, while that of undergraduate degrees is $51, as per the 2019-2020 fee structure. At present, Western Governors University also offers various online programs to students across as many as 39 different majors.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & BoardN/A$6,000
Other ExpenseN/A$1,000
Book & Supplies$200$200

Moving on to the housing and related charges, students who wish to stay off-campus will have to pay around $7,000 per year. Notably, there are no on-campus lodging facilities available for students at the university. Moreover, off-campus candidates will have to pay an amount of $6,000 toward room and boarding charges. Coming to the books and supplies charges, the students will be required to pay an amount of $200. Meanwhile, the other expenses that one needs to plan for add up to $1,000 for off-campus students.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

N/A

Off Campus

$6,000

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

N/A

Off Campus

$1,000

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$200

Off Campus

$200

Moving on to the housing and related charges, students who wish to stay off-campus will have to pay around $7,000 per year. Notably, there are no on-campus lodging facilities available for students at the university. Moreover, off-campus candidates will have to pay an amount of $6,000 toward room and boarding charges. Coming to the books and supplies charges, the students will be required to pay an amount of $200. Meanwhile, the other expenses that one needs to plan for add up to $1,000 for off-campus students.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Bachelors $31,900 NA
Masters $20,000 NA
Post Baccalaureate Certificate $19,140 NA
Certificate $12,760 NA
Certificate $12,760 NA

Western Governors University (WGU) offers 60 online programs across 10 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

The current projected cost of attending a four-year graduate course, along with the living expenses, at Western Governors University is around $69,822 as per official data. To note, the total expenses for undergraduate students stood at $7,785 for 2018-2019.

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