Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)
Do you want to pursue your educational dreams in California? Do you want an incredible learn-by-doing, polytechnic education for a fraction of out-of-state tuition? Cal Poly Pomona is proud to offer the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program (pronounced "woo-wee"). This program offers qualified non-resident students the opportunity to pursue your educational dreams for just a fraction of your non-resident tuition!
WUE is open to all applicants, freshmen and transfer, who are residents of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) states. These regions include:
Cal Poly Pomona applicants who are residents of WICHE states are automatically considered for WUE. No additional application is necessary. Award recipients are selected based on their academic profile (GPA and SAT/ACT test scores), and will be issued to the top 15% of WUE admits.
If you qualify for WUE award, recipients must:
- meet all admissions and enrollment requirements;
- maintain satisfactory academic progress;
- be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student;
- maintain non-residency status of California for tuition purposes.
The duration of the scholarship is limited to:
- 4 years for first time freshmen students
- 2 years for transfer students