Office of Admissions

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

Non-Resident Tuition Discount

Non-Resident Tuition Discount

Cal Poly Pomona is proud to offer the WUE program (pronounced "woo-wee"). This program allows admitted students from participating Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) states to pay reduced tuition fees (150% of  CPP's regular tuition rate).

 

Cal Poly Pomona applicants who are residents of Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) states are automatically considered for WUE. No additional application is necessary. Award recipients are selected based on their academic profile and will be issued to the top 15% of WUE admits and will be notified via e-mail

Please Note: Fall 2022 WUE award recipients will be notified by April. 

western states that get tuition discount

 

WUE Requirements

Award Duration

Cost of Attendance

WUE FAQ's

Applicants from the following states and territories participate in the WUE: Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

Cal Poly Pomona selects the top 15% percent of admitted students to receive the WUE scholarship and they will be notified via e-mail if they have been selected.

The is no supplemental application that needs to be submitted to be considered for the WUE.

The WUE award will be given up to two years for transfer students and up to four years for first time freshman. If graduation requirements cannot be met in that time frame, the student will have to pay non-resident tuition for any semesters after their allotted two or four years.

To continue to qualify for the WUE award, students must maintain non-resident status. If I student is able to and chooses to change their residency, they will no longer qualify for the WUE award.

To learn more about WUE, visit WICHE (Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education).