Affordable Degree Programs
Pay by Term, Not by Credit Hour
Unlike schools that charge tuition based on credit hours, WGU Washington focuses on the time needed to complete your entire degree rather than each course individually. WGU Washington’s six-month terms are billed at a flat-rate tuition fee
Most WGU Washington degree programs allow new students to begin their term on the first day of each month. Unlike traditional semesters, WGU Washington terms are six months long and based on your program start date.
Tuition Rates and Fees: (per six-month term)
|Nursing Programs MSN and BSN:||$3,250 per term|
|Business and Health Master’s Programs:||$3,250 per term|
|Business and Health Bachelor’s Programs (excluding nursing):||$2,890 per term|
|Information Technology Programs:||$2,890 per term|
|All Teachers College Programs:||$2,890 per term|
|Resource Fee:||$145 per term non-refundable|
|Application Fee:||$65 non-refundable|
Note: WGU Washington does not profit from application fees; rather, they help support our costs related to processing, transcript collection, etc. WGU Washington charges a $145 Resource Fee each term. This fee helps cover your use of the online library, e-textbooks, and many other learning resources. With few exceptions, required textbooks are available as e-textbooks, so you won’t have to purchase hard copy textbooks.
(applies to select programs)
Consolidated Nursing Program Fee: $350 (one time)
Individuals pursuing a nursing degree will be assessed a one-time charge per degree (billed separately along with the first term's tuition). This one-time fee covers any and all additional expenses related to nursing coursework. These can include lab work, third-party exams, and selected learning resources.
Demonstration Teaching (student teaching) standard fee: $1,000
Individuals enrolled in a Teachers College program that includes student teaching must pay a $100 application fee per cohort, plus a $900 demonstration teaching cohort fee prior to their in-classroom teaching practicum.
Science Lab Fee: $350 (one time)
Billed to students earning a B.S. or science graduate degree in addition to first term tuition costs.
Educational Leadership Practicum Fee: $1,000 (one time)
Individuals in the Educational Leadership Endorsement Preparation program or the master of science program will be assessed this fee upon enrollment in the practicum course(s).
Note: As degree programs are updated, additional fees may apply. WGU Washington will notify students of these changes as soon as possible.