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Washington State University Graduate School

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) state or territory 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 Washington State University


WSU Spokane programs

Qualifying States and Territories

Residents from any of these states and territories are eligible for WICHE reduced tuition:


• Alaska • Arizona • California • Hawaii
• Idaho • Montana • Nevada • New Mexico
• North Dakota • Oregon • South Dakota • Utah
• Washington • Wyoming • Guam • Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands

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

  1. Permanent address from out-of-state residence stated on your WSU application
  2. Driver’s license from resident state


We’re here to help!

Jenny Saligumba-Graham, Director of Graduate Student Services