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WGU Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Inexpensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does Western Governors University Cost?

Are the tuition & fee charges at Western Governors University reasonable when compared to nationwide averages? Find out here. In this WGU cost report, you'll find:

How Much Does WGU Charge for Tuition?

$7,452 In-State Tuition & Fees
$7,452 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

Combined tuition and fees at Western Governors University for the 2020-2021 academic year was $7,452 for undergraduates. Students from both in state and out of state paid the same price.

Tuition & Fees$7,162$290$7,452

WGU tuition and fees is for one year of attendance, not including room and board.

Keep in mind a lot of students have financial aid and scholarships that decrease the cost of college.

How much does Western Governors University cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do WGU Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

Nationwide, out-of-state students pay, on average, $19,933 per year in tuition and fees to attend college. Western Governors University out-of-state undergraduates, on the other hand, pay about $7,452 a year in tuition and fees, making the school relatively inexpensive. Students do not receive any discounts for living in Utah.

If you want to know how WGU compares to other schools in the nation, in the region, and in the state, see the chart below.

NationwideRocky MountainsUtah
Tuition & FeesInexpensiveInexpensiveInexpensive

Remember to also consider financial aid when trying to decide if you can afford to go to a particular school. For more details on that, see: Western Governors University Financial Aid.

WGU Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

3.92% Tuition Increase
1.35% Fee Increase
$34,004 Est. 4-Year Cost

WGU tuition and fees have grown about 3.81% annually for the past five years. Tuition by 3.92%, and fees by 1.35%. This school year, students can expect to pay $8,030 if the growth keeps up.

For two years of academic instruction, your cost will end up being $16,367 for two years and $34,004 for four years.

This doesn't include other costs such as room and board, transportation or books.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at WGU.


Don't Ignore Cost Increases

Take note of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing yearlyl. At a log of colleges students will end up paying more for their final year of school than they did for their first.

Tuition & Fees FAQ

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