Western Governors University is a private, nonprofit school located in the urban setting of Salt Lake City, UT
Founded in 1998, Western Governors currently enrolls around 57,821 students a year, including 44,499 undergrads. The institution runs on a continuous academic calendar.
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Early Decision or Early Action: No/No
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Western Governors is a minimally difficult school to get accepted to. The acceptance rate at Western Governors is 0 percent.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.
Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.
About 73 percent of students who start at Western Governors come back for their second year of college.
The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.
Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $19,880 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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Wondering what life at Western Governors is like? There are approximately 57,821 students enrolled at Western Governors, including 44,499 undergraduate students and 13,322 graduate students. 100% percent of students attend school full-time.
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