Student Access Programs

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

WICHE is closely monitoring the outbreak of “SARS-CoV-2,” and the disease it causes, which has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”). To inform and facilitate your response to a rapidly changing situation, WICHE has compiled the following set of resources, which will be updated as new information becomes available.

WICHE's Student Access Programs

WICHE's student access programs offer a broad range of higher education options for more than 45,000 students each year at undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels.

Residents of WICHE states can gain affordable access to programs, states avoid costly and unnecessary duplication of programs and facilities, and colleges and universities can devote their resources to improving the quality of their educational offerings.

Exchange (WUE)

Preparing for your
undergraduate degree?

Study out of state in the West and pay 150% of resident tuition or less. Choose from 160+ institutions in our WICHE states.

Western Regional
Program (WRGP)

Preparing a master's,
doctorate, or graduate certificate?

Choose from hundreds of graduate programs available at our participating institutions across the West, and pay resident tuition.

Professional Student
Program (PSEP)

Preparing for a degree
in the health professions?

Pay reduced tuition at participating programs in the West. See which fields your home state supports.