WESTERN GOVERNORS UNIVERSITY

United States, Utah

Western Governors University is a private non-profit online university located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The WGU degree program has been accredited by regional and national certification bodies such as NWCCU, ACBSP, CAEP, CAHIIM, CCNE, and NCATE. The university is composed of four colleges, in which 55 bachelor's, master's, and post-bachelor degree programs and teacher-recognized preparatory programs are provided in these four colleges. The university’s goal is to create an environment where students, teachers, and staff can feel comfortable and safe, become their best selves, and have the opportunity to develop education. The university is passionate about recruiting and retaining the diversity of students and staff. The University is committed to promoting tolerance, respect for differences, equal opportunities, and diversity in our institutions. The university believes in the power of education and the value of expanding opportunities for all.

Campus Life

The main campus of Western Governors University is located in Salt Lake City.

Noted Alumni

Some of the well-known alumni of Western Governors University are Paul Ayers a Major General in the Rhode Island Air National Guard, 2012 presidential nominee of the Reform Party of the United States Andre Barnett, Hiram Bertoch an author, and best known for writing An Otter's Guidebook To Be Obnoxiously Happy, Michael Capps a Current member of the Kansas House of Representatives, Sarah Fisher Retired professional race car driver who competed in the Indy Racing League (IRL) and the NASCAR West Series, Professional racecar driver with NASCAR Molly Helmuth, Gregg Hale the Former guitar player for the British band Spiritualized, Tiffiny Mitchell Current member of the Oregon House of Representatives, Paul Ray the Member of the Utah House of Representatives, Current delegate with the West Virginia House of Delegates Amy Summers, and Lydia Tremaine Crowned as the 2018 Miss Indiana and competed in the Miss America pageant.