Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP)

The WRGP allows master’s, graduate certificate, and Ph.D. nonresident students from a Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) member state, territory, or freely associated state to enroll in graduate programs offered by public institutions in the west outside their home state or territory and pay reduced tuition. WICHE states and territories are listed below.

Qualified Programs at WSU

WSU Spokane programs

Qualifying WICHE Member States, Territories, and Freely Associated States

Residents from any of these member states, territories, and freely associated states are eligible for WICHE-reduced tuition:

  • Alaska
  • American Somoa
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Guam
  • Hawai’i
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Oregon
  • Republic of the Marshall Islands
  • Republic of Palau
  • South Dakota
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

How to Apply

Apply for admission and identify yourself as a WICHE WRGP applicant to be considered for the discounted tuition rate. Programs give a limited number of reduced tuition seats each year, so apply early!

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Proof of Residency Documentation

Permanent address from out-of-state residence stated on your WSU application

Driver’s license from resident state


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