Western Governors University Texas

WGU Texas

221 West Sixth Street, Suite 1050
Austin, Texas 78701
Toll-free 1-877-214-7011

Contact for Transfer Students:

Dr. Wendi Prater
512-934-0663
wprater@wgu.edu

Academic Programs

WGU Degrees and programs

Admission Requirements:

General admission requirement information

General information about transferring credits to WGU

For Undergraduate Programs:

  • Apply for admission
  • Have earned a high school diploma or GED
  • Submit official transcripts of all prior academic work completed at community colleges, colleges, or universities you’ve attended
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Meet any program-specific admissions requirements (see below)
  • Interview with a WGU Texas Enrollment Counselor to determine “fit” with the university’s expectations

Program-Specific Admissions Requirements:

Many programs have specific admissions requirements. Click on the one of the links below to learn more about these program-specific admissions requirements:

Flat-Rate Tuition for Most Programs is $2,890 Per Six-Month Term

WGU Texas charges tuition at a flat rate every six months, so you pay for the time, not the credit hours. Basic tuition for most programs is $2,890 per six-month term. You’ll be pleased to discover that WGU Texas’ tuition compares favorably to that of other universities.
Details about tuition and fees.

Finish to Go Further
WGU Texas maintains a strong partnership with Texas’ community colleges, which means that if you’ve earned an associate’s degree from a Texas community college, you’ll be eligible to receive certain exclusive benefits. Learn more about how you can Finish to Go Further.

Federal Financial Aid is Available

WGU Texas is authorized to offer federal financial aid to qualified students. Financial aid can help you manage the costs of higher education. Most students qualify for at least one type of low-interest loan.
Details about financial aid.

Accreditation Information:

As a subsidiary of Western Governors University, WGU Texas offers degree programs that are regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Through the same relationship, the Teachers College at WGU Texas offers teaching degrees that are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and WGU Texas' bachelor’s and master’s programs in nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, 202-887-6791).