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Western Governors University
  • Graduate School
  • SALT LAKE CITY, UT

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Western Governors is a private graduate school in Millcreek, Utah in the Salt Lake City Area. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 32,516 graduate students. Of the 22 graduate programs offered at Western Governors University, 22 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Western Governors University are Business, Nursing Administration, and Teaching. All of the graduate students at Western Governors University attend full-time.

About

Address
4001 SOUTH 700 EAST
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84107
Website
Telephone
(801) 274-3280

Admissions

Application Deadline
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Deadline for International Students
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Application Fee
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Scholarship

Masters and Doctoral Programs

Applying

Acceptance Rate
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Total Graduate Students
32,516
GRE
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GMAT
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LSAT
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MCAT
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TOEFL
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IELTS
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Interview Required
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Personal Statement Required
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Academic Transcripts Required
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Application Fee Waivers Available
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Letters of Recommendation Required
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Academics

Part-time Classes Available
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Weekend Classes Available
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Evening Classes Available
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Poll
86%
of students took their classes full time. 104 responses
60%
of students completed the program in the time they expected. 104 responses
85%
of students agree the program difficulty was manageable. 104 responses
85%
of students agree that the online courses were positive experiences. 104 responses

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
32,516
Part-Time Grad Students
0
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
No data available  
Racial Diversity
  • White
    70.4%
  • African American
    10.9%
  • Hispanic
    7.2%
  • Asian
    4.5%
  • Multiracial
    2.8%
  • Unknown
    2.7%
  • Native American
    0.7%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.6%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    0.2%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 104 responses
  • Driven
    39%
  • Down-to-earth
    6%
  • Friendly
    6%
  • Organized
    3%
  • A good balance
    14%
  • A healthy, intellectual and supportive balance
    3%
  • N/A
    29%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 104 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    12%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    10%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    27%
  • As of now it seems pretty competitive and intense
    2%
  • At your own pace
    28%
  • makes me feel unprepared for my chosen profession
    1%
  • Prepared me for the real world and at my own pace
    17%

Professors

Poll
86%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 104 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 104 responses
Poll
56%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 104 responses

Tuition & Financial Aid

In-State Tuition
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Out-of-State Tuition
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Students Receiving Financial Aid
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Average Total Aid Awarded
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Work Study Program Available
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Teaching/Research Fellowship Available
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Campus Resources

International Students Office
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International Office URL
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Disability Services
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Veterans Services
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Childcare Services
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39%
of students agree they had access to good mental health resources. 104 responses
6%
of students agree the program offered accessible childcare. 104 responses
11%
of students agree they felt supported as an international student. 104 responses
24%
of students agree they felt supported as a veteran. 104 responses

Outcomes

Average Salary After Graduation
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Employed 2 Years After Graduation
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Career Placement URL
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Poll
90%
of students are confident they will graduate. 104 responses
Poll
82%
of students are confident they will find a job after graduation. 104 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 104 responses
  • $25K-$50K
    12%
  • <$25K
    88%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 104 responses
  • $150K+
    1%
  • $125K-$150K
    2%
  • $100K-$125K
    6%
  • $75K-$100K
    4%
  • $50-$75K
    10%
  • <$50K
    4%
  • Did not graduate yet
    74%
80%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 104 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$72,134
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,120
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$366,100
National
$217,500

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