All of the Amazing at UAA. Less tuition.

All of the Amazing at UAA. Less tuition.

WUE Application
Reduced Tuition Opportunity at the Largest University in Alaska for Western Neighboring Out-of-State Students
  • How does WUE  and WRGP work?

    Undergraduate Students who qualify for the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program pay 150% of the in-state tuition rate. 

    Graduate Students who qualify for the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) pay the in-state tuition rate on select participating programs.

    To qualify students must:

    1. Be admitted to UAA
    2. Be a resident of a participating State, U.S. territory, or Freely Associated State.
    3. Submit the WUE or WRGP application with supporting documents.

    Important note: If you accept the WUE or the WRGP tuition waiver you cannot count the time you attend as a WUE student toward the time required for establishing Alaska residency. 

  • Which States and U.S. territories participate in these programs?

    Residents of the following states qualify for WUE and WRGP:

  • Which UAA Undergraduate level programs participate?

    All of our undergraduate programs participate in the WUE program!

  • Which UAA Graduate level programs participate?
    • Clinical-Community Psychology (Ph.D. program only)
    • Early Childhood Special Education - MED
    • Global Supply Chain Management - MS
    • Nursing Science - MS
    • Project Management - MS
    • Social Work - MSW
  • How do I apply?

    WUE and WRGP applicants must first be admitted to a UAA Program, then submit the application below with supporting documents.

    Undergraduate Students: WUE Application.

    Graduate Students: WRGP application. 

  • What supporting documents do I need to provide?
    Applicants must provide two documents  that prove that they are residing and/or working in a WUE eligible state. Documents must be in the student's name to prove their residency. 

    Examples include:

    • Voter Registration
    • Vehicle Registration
    • Proof of insurance
    • Enlarged copy of your driver's license or State ID
    • State (not federal) income tax return (yours or your parent's if you're a dependent on their return) 
    • Utility Bills
    • Mortgage or Rental Agreement
Have any questions? All questions and completed WUE or WRGP applications can be submitted by:


 Enrollment Services
PO Box 141629
Anchorage, AK 99514-1629

In Person:
University Center
3901 Old Seward Highway
Anchorage, Alaska 99503   

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