Western Governors University
|Industry:||Colleges & Universities|
|Headquarters:||Salt Lake City, UT|
Western Governors University (WGU) is a private, nonprofit, American online university with more than 24,000 students across all 50 states. WGU is a competency-based university, and offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Business, Teacher Education, Information Technology, and Health Professions, including Nursing. The University was founded in 1997 by a bi-partisan group of 19 governors of states in the western United States.