About Western Governors University – WGU
The Western Governors University (WGU) is located in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is a non-profit private university. The university was founded in the year 1997 by 19 U.S. governors after a discussion of the idea at a 1995 meeting of the Western Governors Association. The university uses a different but effective competency-based learning model, where the students work online. Accredited courses by NWCCU, NCATE, CCNE, CAHIIM, and the ACBSP are offered at the WGU. The university has more than 100,000 people graduated from the institution and around 91 thousand currently enrolled students. A WGU student’s average age is 37.
The WGU offers online bachelors and masters degree programs through the following colleges: The college of business which was founded in the year 1999 contains 33572 students; its current dean is Rashmi Prasad. The college of Information Technology which was founded in the year 1999 contains 13272 students; its current dean is Myles Vogel. The teachers college which was founded in the year 2003 contains 20016 students; its current dean is Dr. Deborah Eldridge. The college of Health Professions which was founded in the year 2006 contains 24576 students; its current dean is Jan Jones-Schenk.
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The US News and World Report’s 2018 rankings of colleges and universities did not rank the West Governors University. In the year 2015, The WGU’s secondary teaching program scored highest in best value in teacher education by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ). WGU’s College of Health Professions was named a Canter of Excellence by the National League for Nursing. In 2014, WGU was ranked 1st in the nation by US News and World Report for secondary teacher education among both online and traditional universities. The University was named one of the 50 most innovative companies ranking 8th in Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies Issue. The WGU has been USA’s top producer, in terms of numbers of graduates, of science and math teachers in the recent years.
The University has a multi-step admissions process. The school does not require SAT or ACT scores for admission. Admissions requirements differ depending on which academic program the student chooses to attend. Most of the programs require either an Associate degree from an accredited college. To get admission and for a seat in UG programs the students require high school diploma or GED and also requires an interview with a WGU enrolment counsellor.
About my WGU
The mywgu is an online web portal that provides students with a modified view into the University. The students can use their username and password provided to them, to log into the portal and have access to information, data and resources needed by them to succeed at WGU. These information resources include the student course schedule, links to various communication tools, and resources needed to a program of study.
My WGU login
- To login to your myUQ account
open the main website of the university
select and click on myWGU link, to open in new tab.
click on myWGU login option
now enter your userID , password and click enter to login
now you have access to all the online facilities of the university.
About WGU portal
The WGU portal is a main site of the university where the students can fin day to day information of activities in college. Once the student logins to his web portal he can find all his university related information and help options. The WGU portal page provides the students with up-to-date policies, help & support, and other more specific information for faculty and students, it also gives access numerous tools to the students.
WGU portal create account
- To create a portal account
- open the WGU student portal
- click on create new account
help the portal identify you, enter your full name and application number
next enter all your personal information, select some options which notify you later
now enter a password and confirm it
- your account is successfully created, you can login to it anytime you want
WGU portal login
- To login to portal account
- open the portal website in your browser
- click on student login option
- Now enter your username and password and click enter
- Now you are successfully logged into your portal account
wgu financial aid
Western Governors University is approved by the U.S. Department of Education to offer students aid in most of their degree programs. Because students more affordable tuition, WGU students are able to graduate without large amounts of student debt to repay. If you qualify for and accept federal student aid, it will cover most, if not all, of your direct education expenses..
About WGU Library
The students can have an easy access to a vast array of scholar papers, academic papers, articles, journals, etc through the online library services. But accessing theses files require expensive subscriptions. Unlimited access to the WGU library is granted to the members and students of the university, which means thousands of full-text journals, magazines, newspapers, and ebooks available at the click of their mouse. The students can also get research help 24 hours a day, all days of the week from the “Ask a Librarian” chat service.
About WGU Scholarships
The WGU scholarships is an online website through which the students can apply for available scholarships, this website also notifies the students about any new scholarships and their eligibility and also the date of application.
Contact information Western Governors University
Address: 4001 700 E #700, Salt Lake City, UT 84107, USA
Phone: +1 801-274-3280