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Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, UT 4-Year Private

Western Governors Academics

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Western Governors University accepts transfer credits. Additionally, Western Governors University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 64% of students who start college at Western Governors University complete all the credits required within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted X
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Western Governors University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Do I Have To Take At Western Governors University?

Western Governors University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Western Governors University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Western Governors University

When choosing a major, Western Governors University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Western Governors University. Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major. Western Governors University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Western Governors University

Does Western Governors University Offer Learning Disability Services?

🟨 Check with Western Governors University directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Western Governors University Offer Online Classes?

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Does Western Governors University Offer AP Credit?

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Does Western Governors University Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Western Governors University, check with the school directly.

Does Western Governors University Require Internships?

❌ Western Governors University does not require an internship for any students.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Western Governors University does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

Additional Information About Western Governors University

Western Governors University Library

The main library on campus is the WGU Central Library (online).

Dual Degree Programs at Western Governors University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Western Governors University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Western Governors University have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Western Governors does not have any ROTC programs.

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