Committed To Making Education Manageable
We believe in accessible, affordable higher education.
A college education should be available to every student willing to work toward his or her degree – regardless of time and financial resources. At Western International University® (West), we strive to provide a more affordable, more manageable way for all working adults to earn a quality university degree.
Total = 120 credits, $30,000*
Total = 39 credits, $13,650*
* Effective July 1, 2016. Please note that tuition rates may change at the sole discretion of Western International University. Does not include undergraduate course requirements, if needed.
It starts with transparency. The cost for undergraduate tuition is $250/credit hour, and graduate tuition is $350/credit hour. (Active military students pay $250/credit hour for both graduate and undergraduate tuition.) There are no additional fees, eBook or course material costs.
That means you can earn a degree at West for about half the cost of many other universities. Our Tuition Comparison Guide compares the cost of a degree at West with some of the other institutions you may be considering.
There are many ways to help reduce your overall costs (as well as accelerate your learning), and we want to be sure you take full advantage. To learn more about transferable college credits, possible credits from Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) for certifications or licenses, military training credits and more, visit Earned & Learned Credit. Also, be sure to check with your employer for details on how to use any tuition reimbursement benefits they may offer.
Financial aid is available for those who qualify. You will receive information about full admission to West, transfer of college credit, and payment options for future course tuition while you are completing your introductory course. Complete admissions requirements can be found in the University Catalog. Complete financial information and information about federal financial aid can be found in our Consumer Information Guide or visit www.studentaid.gov for information about federal financial aid.
Take advantage of our affordable pricing now.
Sign up for your introductory course, so you can see what West's courses are like.** As you progress through your introductory course, we'll evaluate your previous college credits for potential transfer, explore PLA for your non-college learning experiences, and select your financial options.*** This way, you'll find out if West is a good fit for you.
** New students are learners who have not attended a Western International University (West) course in the past 365 days, and West bachelor graduates enrolling for a new West master degree. The introductory course will be a required course as determined by your program of study. Our introductory course refund policy allows you to withdraw from the course within the first 2 weeks after the course begins without owing any tuition; refer to the University Catalog for policy details.
*** You will receive information about official admission to West, transfer of college credit, and payment options for future course tuition during your introductory course. Acceptance of credit by any institution is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits accepted by or earned at Western International University will be accepted by another institution. Complete financial information and information about federal financial aid can be found in our Consumer Information Guide, or visit www.studentaid.gov for information about federal financial aid.