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Wgu.edu Online College - Western Governors University - WGU

Western Governors University is an online college where you can earn an affordable, accredited, career-focused college degree at an accelerated pace. ...

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Offline

Server IP address resolved: No
Http response code: None
Last Checked: 09/16/2019

Wgu.edu receives about ten thousand unique visitors and eighty thousand pageviews per day. The estimated value of wgu.edu is one million USD. Each unique visitor makes about 7.09 pageviews on average.

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Wgu.edu is registered under .EDU top-level domain. Check other websites in .EDU zone.

At the time of the last check (November 28, 2019) wgu.edu has a valid and up-to-date SSL certificate issued by DigiCert Inc that expires on August 19, 2021. Check other websites using SSL certificates issued by DigiCert Inc.

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Mobile-Friendly test indicates that wgu.edu is well optimized for mobile and tablet devices, however website page loading time could be improved.

Global Rank
7,669
Average Load Time
1.28sec
Links In Count
1,096
Website Value
$1.1 M
Overview
Last Updated: 12/08/2019
Overall result - "wgu.edu" is SAFE.
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Norton Connect Safe
Last Updated: 01/12/2019
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Last Updated: 01/09/2019
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SSL Information
Domain www.wgu.edu
Issuer Organization DigiCert Inc
Issuer DigiCert Global CA G2
Algorithm RSA-SHA256
Valid form 08/19/2019
Expiration 08/19/2021
Signed Certificate is not self signed
Additional Domains wgu.edu
www.wgu.edu
Server Location
Salt Lake City
Utah
United States
ASN Information

ASN ID: 12025
ASN Title: IO-DATA-CENTERS - IO Capital Princess, LLC, US

Last Update: 05/30/2019

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ASNumber: 12025
ASName: IO-DATA-CENTERS
ASHandle: AS12025
RegDate: 2007-05-30
Updated: 2012-02-24
Comment: http://www.iodatacenters.com
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OrgName: IO Capital Princess, LLC
OrgId: ICPL-3
Address: 615 N. 48th St.
City: Phoenix
StateProv: AZ
PostalCode: 85008
Country: US
RegDate: 2007-05-10
Updated: 2017-01-28
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OrgTechName: Network Admin
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RNOCHandle: NETWO1766-ARIN
RNOCName: Network Admin
RNOCPhone: +1-480-513-8500
RNOCEmail: netadmin@io.com
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RTechHandle: NETWO1766-ARIN
RTechName: Network Admin
RTechPhone: +1-480-513-8500
RTechEmail: netadmin@io.com
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Online College - Western Governors University - WGU
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Description
Western Governors University is an online college where you can earn an affordable, accredited, career-focused college degree at an accelerated pace. At WGU, we're student obsessed, so you'll get one on one faculty support. Start today and change your life.
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Backup icon for most desktop browsers (if no icon of the right size is found). Tag format <link rel="shortcut icon" href="path-to-16x16-icon.ico" type="image/x-icon" />
16x16 Optional Favicon
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Domain Name: WGU.EDU

Registrant:
Western Governors University
4001 South 700 East
Suite 700
Salt Lake City, UT 84107-2533
USA

Administrative Contact:
Nate Cummings
Western Governors University
4001 South 700 East
Suite 700
Salt Lake City, UT 84107-2533
USA
+1.3852246460
master@wgu.edu

Technical Contact:
Nate Cummings
Western Governors University
4001 South 700 East
Suite 700
Salt Lake City, UT 84107-2533
USA
+1.3852246460
master@wgu.edu

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Domain record activated: 17-Apr-1997
Domain record last updated: 27-Jun-2019
Domain expires: 31-Jul-2022

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Last tested: 08/26/2018

Desktop
Desktop Speed
64%
Desktop Resource Breakdown
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Last tested: 08/26/2018

Mobile
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95%
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