Strengthening Arizona's Workforce

Founded by governors, we are the largest nonprofit university in the U.S. We lead education and workforce innovation across the country. We want to help your state achieve its workforce goals.

Arizona


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Grant-aid available.

No aid available.

Arizona

Grant-in-Aid Available for WGU Students:

Yes

Current WGU Students:

2,409

Alumni:

4,408

WGU Grad Employment Rate:

90.7%

Average WGU Bachelor Degree Salary:

$73,562

Government Relations:
Melissa Luke Mitton

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Data from WGU Institutional Research (2020), WGU Student Services (2020), & the College Board (2020).

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Melissa Luke Mitton

Director of Government Relations—West Region
Arizona, California, Nevada

Committed to increasing access to high-quality higher education, Melissa Mitton leads WGU’s government relations strategy in the West. Before joining WGU, Melissa worked in public relations and federal relations for the Association of American Universities in Washington, D.C., focusing primarily on student aid and campus climate issues. Previously, Melissa worked at Stateside Associates in Arlington, VA, where she consulted for a variety of K-12 education clients as well as postsecondary education organizations. The Florida native began her career in state government relations in Tallahassee, first working for a state Senator and later at the Associated Industries of Florida.

A first-generation college graduate, Melissa holds a master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University and a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University. Melissa lives in Salt Lake City with her husband and her dog. In her spare time, you can find Melissa playing beach volleyball, skiing, camping, or hiking.

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