What is WUE?
The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program offers a reduced tuition rate to eligible freshmen and transfer students who are residents of Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Hawarii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, The Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Utah, Washington, or Wyoming. Full-time students are eligible for the WUE tuition rate every year till they graduate.
How much will students from WUE states save each year?
The WUE program offers substantial savings. WUE tuition is 150% of the California resident rate. Cost of attendance estimates are availabe online at the Financial Aid web site.
Which programs are eligible for WUE?
You may major in any open undergraduate major offered at Cal State East Bay.
If I am elibile for WUE, am I guaranteed admission to Cal State East Bay?
No, you must meet all non-California resident admission requirements for Cal State East Bay. See the Admission web site for requirements.
How do I apply for WUE at Cal State East Bay?
Step 1: Apply for admission to Cal State East Bay following the steps on Cal State Apply online application. (Only undergraduate students can receive WUE fees. Graduate students may be eligible for WRGP, which is similar to WUE.)
Step 2: Submit a WUE Participation Agreement Form and follow the instructions on the form. After the WUE request form is received, a reply will be sent to you from our WUE Coordinator informing you of the status of your application.