Most programs extend the WRGP rate to a student for the duration of their graduate studies, or a reasonable time to complete them. Most institutions don’t make you reapply each year, but some do; check directly with your enrolling institution to find out what the rules are. In all cases though, WRGP students must maintain good academic standing to keep their discounted tuition rate.
Online education enrollment has continued to grow according to the new report, Digital Learning Compass: Digital Education Enrollment Report 2017. The overall enrollment in higher education, however, has fallen in the past three years.