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Western Governors University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$12,270 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,780 tuition
$6,000 off campus room & board
$200 books and supplies
$290 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$12,270 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,780 tuition
$6,000 off campus room & board
$200 books and supplies
$290 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

N/A Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
84% of students receive aid
62% get federal aid ($4,603 avg)
0% get state aid (N/A avg)
0% get institn'l aid (N/A avg)
82% get loans ($4,554 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 0.0726% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.0726% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,603 62%
Federal Grant Aid $4,603 62%
Pell Grants $4,538 62%
Other Federal Grants $1,853 2%
Institution Grant Aid - 0%
State Grant Aid - 0%
Student Loans $4,554 82%
Federal Loans $4,554 82%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$500 - $2,000 Y N Y
$500 - $2,000 Y N Y
$500 - $2,000 Y N R N
$1,000 - $5,000 Y N Y
$625 - $2,500 Y N N Y
$500 - $2,000 Y N Y
$500 - $2,000 Y N Y
$500 - $2,500 Y N N Y
$500 - $2,000 Y N N
$800 - $2,400 N N N Y
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Western Governors University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
4001 South 700 East Suite 700
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
(801) 274-3280
Costs Per Credit Hour
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Benjamin from Humansville, MO
  • Oct-01-2017 I am a current student here

    Yes, this school is reputable. It isn't some unaccredited scam. By far the best priced education available in my opinion.

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  • 5
  • benjamin from humansville, mo
  • Jul-15-2016 I am a current student here

    it is worth every penny. you will not find a better university for this price. honestly, i don't believe that you could find a college for twice or three times this price and still have this high quality of a learning experience.

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  • 5
  • Debdeep from Cypress, CA
  • Jan-19-2016 I am a current student here

    BEST SCHOOL UNDER $4500, per 6 months term. Certificates Vouchers included in tuition fee for the FIRST TWO TIMES.

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