Welcome North Carolina Community College Grads & Staff
WGU is proud to offer special benefits for the graduates and staff of our partner community colleges including:
- 5% off WGU’s affordable tuition for up to four terms
- Eligibility to apply for the WGU Community College Partner Scholarship, valued at up to $2,000
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WGU’s curriculum structure is competency-based, allowing you to apply your existing knowledge and skills to your education. Students transferring from a U.S. community college can expect a comprehensive transfer policy.LEARN MORE ABOUT THE WGU credit transfer policy
Degrees & Programs
Undergraduate (Licensure) Programs
Earn a Degree at an Affordable Rate
As a nonprofit university, WGU puts students first. Earn your degree for half the cost of other online universities.
- Flat-rate, low-cost tuition
- Financial aid & scholarships available
- VA & military options available
- All course materials, for one low fee
- Graduate with little or no debt
- Take as many courses as you can per term
- Great return on investment
|Tuition Rates, effective January 1, 2018|
|All Undergraduate Programs Excluding BSN (Prelicensure)||$3,190 per term|
|All Teachers College Programs||$3,190 per term|
|College of Information Technology Graduate Programs||$3,490 per term|
|College of Business Graduate Programs||$3,750 per term|
|College of Health Professions Graduate Programs||$3,750 per term|
|B.S. Nursing (Prelicensure)||$4,750 per term|
Tuition covers unlimited courses per term.
- $145 per-term Resource Fee, covers e-textbooks and learning resources, saving you thousands. Non-refundable
- $65 one-time application fee. Non-refundable.
Programs and other fees:
Some programs have small per-term or one-time fees specific to that program's costs. Your Enrollment Counselor can provide more information.
WGU is competency-based
WGU’s rigorous, competency-based approach is ideally suited to self-directed learners anxious to advance their education and careers efficiently. Unlike traditional, and even other online universities, WGU doesn’t award degrees based on seat time. Instead, you earn your degree by demonstrating your competence in your field. Through independent study, learning resources, and carefully designed assessments, you learn and master essential skills and knowledge necessary for success. Assessments take the form of essays, exams, research papers, and an assortment of projects that can be completed online.
Our competency-based approach measures your progress by successful completion of challenging assessments. If you have existing competencies from prior work and education, you may be able to draw upon this experience to complete your assessments faster and accelerate your degree program.
WGU is flexible and supportive
If your schedule demands flexibility, WGU is for you. In most cases, you will access course material or study independently at the time and place you choose. You can progress at a pace that enables you to earn a college degree while managing your career, your family, and life’s other challenges. Our competency-based approach to learning allows for extensive personalization of your program to fit around your busy schedule.
When you become a student, you’ll study under the guidance of a dedicated mentor who will work with and support you from enrollment to graduation. Together, with your mentor, you’ll develop your personalized Degree Plan—a roadmap and schedule for successfully completing your program.
For More Information
For more information about WGU’s online degree programs, financial aid, student life, and transferring, call 1-866-225-5948 to speak with an Enrollment Counselor.