Kira's Story

WGU Tennessee graduate Kira Updike talks about how going back to school at Tennessee's state-endorsed, nonprofit online university changed her life.

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37
The average age of WGU Tennessee students (student ages range from 17 to 66).
46%
are first-generation college students.
98%
of students surveyed said they would recommend WGU Tennessee.

- 2014 survey

900
Tennesseans have earned degrees.
"WGU Tennessee allowed me to continue doing the things I love – spending time with my family and traveling for my job. Another major plus was that the competency-based system enabled me to focus my time in the areas I needed to learn to further my career."Shonna Wessels,
M.S. Management and Leadership

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