ANDERSON, Ind. —
“It is important for people to go beyond a high school diploma if they want to compete for jobs in Indiana and competitive salaries,” Barber said.
That’s why, she added, WGU was created: to help provide an affordable education to adults. The average age of a WGU student is 37.
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WGU outcomes Western Governor's University employment statistics: ◆ 72 percent of WGU students work full-time while enrolled ◆ 42 percent of graduates report a salary increase resulting from their degree ◆ 34 percent report a new position ◆ 20 percent report a promotion Source: Western Governors University