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Renewing the Promise of Higher Education:

WGU Alumni Outcomes Report 2021

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77%
of WGU graduates strongly agree their education was worth the cost -- twice the national average.

65%
of WGU graduates had a mentor who encouraged them to pursue their goals and dreams.

79%
of WGU graduates are employed full time, compared to 58% of bachelor's degree holders nationally.

70%
of alumni strongly agree that WGU was the perfect school for people like them -- more than 30 points higher than bachelor's degree holders nationally.

Since 2014, Western Governors University has partnered with Gallup to assess the outcomes its fully online, student-centered learning environment delivers to students and compare those outcomes to national benchmarks.

Renewing the Promise of Higher Education: WGU Alumni Outcomes Report 2021 finds that the university's individualized approach continues to produce graduates who are resilient and aligned with the needs of today's workforce. Even during a global pandemic, WGU graduates are thriving in their personal and professional lives at higher rates than bachelor's degree holders nationally and are more likely to say their alma mater is passionate about their long-term success and wellbeing.

Download this report to learn more about how WGU provides opportunities and positive outcomes for its alumni through equitable, accessible degree programs.

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