Western Governors University (WGU) is an online, competency-based university established in 1997 by a group of U.S. governors. WGU has several MBA programs, including a Master of Business Administration in IT Management, Healthcare Management, and Management and Strategy, among others.
The MBA programs at WGU typically take 6 to 24 months to complete, depending on the student’s pace. Tuition for the MBA programs is charged at a flat rate of $4,180 for a six-month term. The university does not require GMAT scores for admission.
WGU has a diverse student body, with approximately 37% minority representation. The average work experience of MBA students is 8 years.
WGU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The university is also accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
The language of instruction at WGU is English, and the university has a faculty of over 2,000 members.
WGU has a total enrollment of around 130,000 students, with MBA programs making up a significant portion of its business offerings. The university is committed to providing affordable education, with low tuition fees and a competency-based model that allows students to progress at their own pace. Graduates of WGU have reported a high level of satisfaction with their education and have gone on to successful careers in various industries.