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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

$300 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
65% of students receive aid
36% get federal aid ($4,187 avg)
1% get state aid ($2,156 avg)
1% get institn'l aid ($300 avg)
61% get loans ($5,215 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 $4,155 36%
Federal Grant Aid $4,187 36%
Pell Grants $4,140 36%
Other Federal Grants $413 4%
Institution Grant Aid $300 1%
State Grant Aid $2,156 1%
Student Loans $5,215 61%
Federal Loans $5,142 61%
Other Loans $6,635 1%

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
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Amarachi from Hampton, GA
  • Nov-30-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The more you pace yourself and stay on track, the sooner you finish with certain classes. This will allow you to take on another class and save money as you go.

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  • 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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