About WGU Indiana
- Time Magazine
WGU Indiana is an online, competency-based university designed to expand access to higher education for Indiana residents. Established by the state of Indiana through a partnership with Western Governors University, WGU Indiana is designed to serve the needs of Indiana residents. WGU Indiana offers more than 50 accredited bachelor’s and master’s degrees in high-demand career fields. The principal goal of WGU Indiana is to open doors to higher education for Indiana adult learners.
WGU Indiana is Indiana's only competency-based university, leveraging a unique approach to education pioneered by our parent institution, Western Governors University (WGU), which was founded by 19 U.S. governors in 1997, including the Governor of Indiana.
As part of Western Governors University, WGU Indiana offers degree programs that are:
- Regionally accredited. By the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
- NCATE accredited. The Teachers College at WGU Indiana is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. NCATE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
- CCNE accredited. The nursing programs at WGU Indiana are also accredited by the Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Special Offer for WGU Indiana Students:
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Transfer Credits from StraighterLine to WGU Indiana
- Earn Credit for StraighterLine Courses at WGU Indiana
WGU Indiana accepts many of StraighterLine’s college-level courses for full credit.
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Celebrate our partnership with WGU Indiana:
Get up to a $200 tuition credit* from WGU Indiana when you transfer your StraighterLine courses to WGU Indiana.
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*The tuition credit is $50 per course for the first four (4) StraighterLine courses transferred upon admission to WGU Indiana ($200 maximum). To qualify, courses must be (1) completed before his or her first term of enrollment at WGU Indiana and (2) eligible for transfer to WGU Indiana as outlined in this page. WGU Indiana applies the tuition credit to the student's first-term tuition bill at WGU Indiana.
IMPORTANT: Students seeking to transfer into the Pre-Licensure Nursing Program at WGU Indiana are required to earn a score of 73% or higher on their coursework at StraighterLine. Please contact WGU Indiana advisors at 1.866.225.5948 for any other questions on the Pre-Licensure Nursing Program.