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Introducing WGU Texas
WGU Texas is a nonprofit, online university designed to expand access to higher education for Texas residents. Established by the state of Texas through a partnership with nationally recognized Western Governors University, WGU Texas offers more than 50 accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs in high-demand career fields.
WGU Texas expands access to higher education for adult learners by providing:
- Access to quality education. An online, state-endorsed university, WGU Texas makes challenging, nationally recognized degree programs available to Texans who are not able to attend traditional colleges and universities.
- Career-focused bachelor's and master's degrees. WGU Texas offers accredited degree programs in Business, Information Technology, Teacher Education, and Health Professions (including Nursing) that are relevant to the needs of Texas employers.
- Affordable tuition. A nonprofit university, WGU Texas' tuition is very affordable, comparing very favorably to other colleges and universities. Tuition is charged at a flat rate for six-month terms.
- Flexible online degree program. At WGU Texas, you will leverage the power of online learning to make your program as flexible as possible. You'll be able to balance work and family obligations while you complete your studies. And, we’ll never hold you back—if you have the time to devote to your studies, you can accelerate, finishing sooner and saving tuition costs.
A Proven Academic Model from a Nationally Recognized University, Customized for Texans
WGU Texas is the state’s only competency-based university, leveraging an innovative approach to education pioneered by our parent institution, Western Governors University (WGU). Western Governors University was founded in 1997 by 19 U.S. governors, including former Texas Governor and U.S. President George W. Bush.
As part of a partnership with the state of Texas, Western Governors University provides the curriculum, learning resources, mentoring, and student services for WGU Texas.