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GRAD TX Expanding to Include Five More Universities

Posted on 7/22/2013 by AcademyOne  

Grad TX is expanding to provide adult learners in Texas with more opportunities to return to college and finish their degrees.

WGU Texas is the first of five additional institutions chosen by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to be added to the Grad TX web portal, on which eight universities already participate.

Developed and deployed by AcademyOne in 2011, Grad TX is targeted to reengage the large population of adult learners in Texas who have some postsecondary experience but left college before finishing a degree. By leveraging the features on Grad TX, users can:

  • Calculate how previous coursework will count toward a degree at a participating university.
  • Connect with university counselors who offer personalized guidance for returning adults.
  • Find transfer-related information, enrollment resources and financial aid information.

Knowing how to take advantage of the coursework they have already completed, including corporate training and professional development experience provides Texas adults with a powerful incentive to finish their education. Now, as more universities like WGU Texas join the Grad TX program, adult students can receive the assistance and support they need to return to college and earn a degree in the most time-efficient manner.

Learn More about how AcademyOne is working with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to increase adult degree completion across the state.

About WGU Texas

WGU Texas is a private, nonprofit, online university expanding access to quality higher education for Texas residents. Established by the state of Texas through a partnership with nationally recognized Western Governors University, WGU Texas is open to all qualified Texas residents, and offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in key workforce areas including business, information technology, teacher education, and health professions including nursing.

WGU Texas uses an innovative competency-based academic approach that allows working adults to fit their education into their lives. WGU Texas measures learning, not seat time. All programs offer flexible online study, state-of-the art learning resources, expert faculty, and individualized mentor-guided support. WGU Texas provides a convenient, cost-effective way for self-directed, hard working adults to earn a degree and get ahead. An affordable model, tuition is charged at a flat rate every six months and averages $2,890 per term.

Degrees are granted under the accreditation of Western Governors University, which is regionally accredited through the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Learn more at or call 1-877-214-7011.

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