Western Governors University
Western Governors University (WGU) is an online, nonprofit university focused on you, the student. Our tuition is affordable—around half the cost of for-profit universities—and we offer NCATE-accredited bachelor's and master’s degrees in mathematics, science, special education, ELL/ESL, and other critical teaching disciplines.
A teacher’s time is valuable. Make the most of yours by earning your bachelor's or master’s degree on your schedule and within your budget at WGU!
- Nationally, regionally, and NCATE accredited
- Lower flat-rate tuition: about $6,000 per year
- Ranked No. 1 by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ)
- Supportive mentor system focused on your success
- Measures competency, not seat time, through rigorous assessments
- Online, nonprofit university
*** SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE ***
In partnership with the NEA Academy, WGU proudly offers NEA members an exclusive opportunity to obtain a WGU NEA Academy Partner Scholarship. Multiple applicants seeking to earn a master’s degree in education will be awarded up to $2,400 in program assistance!
Additional WGU Benefits for NEA Members:
- Application fee waiver ($65 savings)
- 5% tuition discount