WGU TEXAS OVERVIEW • Bright Horizons • Children’s Medical Center Dallas • Edward Jones • Halliburton • Houston Methodist ... Texas State Technical College • Tyler Junior College ... Scholarship Management Services

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    30% compound 5-year annual growth in graduates


    24% compound 5-year annual growth in enrollment

    The average student age is 37.5; student agesrange from 18 to 75.

    13% are active military, veterans, or militaryfamily members.

    76% work full time; 8% work part time.


    74% of students are in one or more of thefollowing underserved populations:

    41% first-generation college students

    41% ethnic minorities

    25% low-income families

    9% rural area residents

    8,711Total students

    ENROLLMENT BY COLLEGE(As of March 2017)

    Health Professions

    (1,481) 17% 17%


    Business (4,069)

    Information Technology (1,507)


    WGU Texas awarded $750,000 in scholarships to Texas

    students last year.

    WGU Texas expands access to higher education to underserved populations across the state. Over the past six years, WGU Texas has delivered significant benefits to the state economy and benefits that extend far beyond graduation, with improved earning potential and quality of life.

    TEXAS STATE REPRESENTATIVE J.M. LOZANO, Chairman of the House of Representatives Higher Education Committee


  • PARTNERSHIPS EdAssist (through our partnership with EdAssist, the following companies receive benefits)

    Allstate Bright Horizons Childrens Medical Center Dallas Edward Jones Halliburton Houston Methodist MicrosoftShell Sprint Texas Childrens Hospital Toyota USAA GP Strategies Time Warner Cable (Now Spectrum)

    Community CollegesAlamo Community College District Austin Community College Collin Community College Dallas Community College District

    El Paso Community College Lone Star Community College San Jacinto Community College South Texas CollegeTexas State Technical College Tyler Junior College

    Other Key Partners7-Eleven AT&T AmerisourceBergen Ascension Health Baylor Scott and White Healthcare Builder Homesite, Inc.Business Control Systems, LP Centene CHI St. Lukes CHRISTUS Health Cisco City of Austin City Year CostcoCPS Energy Crescent Medical Center Doctors Hospital at Renaissance Dripping Springs Independent School District

    Edcor (Xcel Energy) Edlink (Exelon and Texas Childrens Hospital) Education Service Center, Region 20El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Engineering Solutions & Products (ESP) Evins Personnel Fifth Third Bank

    Fort Bend County Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GAHCC)Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) (Click to see HCA Texas locations.) Houston Independent School District

    JP Morgan Chase JPS Health Network Kindred Healthcare KIPP Houston Public Schools KrogerMemorial Hermann Health System Methodist Health System Methodist Hospital Houston Michaels Stores, Inc.National Education Alliance (Fundamental) Navient (Sallie Mae) North East Independent School District (NEISD)Northside ISD PelotonU Project ARRIBA Red Cross Round Rock Independent School District Rush Enterprises

    Scholarship Management Services (Solutia Inc.) Seton Southwest Schools State of Texas Agency Employees and RetireesT-Mobile Tenet Healthcare (Lake Pointe Medical Center and Sierra Medical Center) Tesoro Corporation

    Texas Association of Business Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC)Texas Health and Human Services Texas Health Resources Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics Tyler Technologies

    Universal Health Services University Health System Vibra Healthcare Walmart Wells Fargo

    ADVISORY BOARDAndres Alcantar, Chairman, Texas Workforce Commission Austin

    Patricia Diaz Dennis, Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Retired, AT&T San AntonioJohn Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of Educate Texas Dallas

    Bernie Francis, Owner and CEO of Business Control Systems, and First Class Caregivers, Inc. DallasReynaldo Garca, President and CEO of the Texas Association of Community Colleges Austin

    Bonnie Gonzalez, Chief Executive Officer, Knapp Community Care Foundation WeslacoGeorge Grainger, Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships, Texas A&M University Foundation Houston

    Mark David Milliron, Chief Learning Officer, Civitas Learning AustinWilliam Serrata, Ph. D., President, El Paso Community College El Paso

    221 West Sixth Street, Suite 1050 | Austin, TX 78701877.214.7011 | texas.wgu.edu

    Reginald Saxton,BS Business ManagementSugar Land, TX

    Returning to school as an older student was harder than I imagined. But with the help and support of my awesome WGU mentor and the encouragement of family, I was able to earn my degree and my education now matches my experience.



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