Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP)

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WRGP/WICHE

The Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) is coordinated by the Western Interstate Commission of Higher Education (WICHE) and provides a reduction in non-resident graduate tuition. WRGP/WICHE is intended for those who can prove residency in a qualified WRGP/WICHE state and who are admitted to an approved ASU program. Qualified states are listed below. 

  •  Alaska 
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho 
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Oregon
  • South Dakota 
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming 
  • U.S. Pacific Territories and freely associated states

 

 

 

College of Nursing and Health Innovation - Downtown Campus

College of Liberal Art and Sciences - Tempe Campus

Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts – The Design School -Tempe Campus

Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering - Tempe Campus

New College - West Campus

Public Service and Community Solutions - Downtown Campus

School for the Future of Innovation in Society  Tempe Campus

WRGP/WICHE applications must be received by the below deadlines to be considered for the corresponding term. 

  • Fall - June 1
  • Spring - November 1
  • Summer - April 1

WRGP/WICHE Application

Please note: Students pursuing concurrent programs may only apply if both programs have been approved. Online programs are not eligible for WRGP/WICHE. Students must be admitted to an ASU approved program prior to submitting a WRGP/WICHE application. 

Email applications to grad-gps@asu.edu

What is WRGP/WICHE?

The Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) is coordinated by the Western Interstate Commission of Higher Education (WICHE)
and provides a reduction in non-resident graduate tuition. WRGP/WICHE is intended for those who can prove residency in a qualified
WRGP/WICHE state and are admitted to an approved program. 

Are online programs eligible?

Online programs are not eligible for WRGP/WICHE.

Do students in concurrent programs qualify for WRGP/WICHE?

Student pursuing concurrent programs may only apply if both programs are approved WRGP/WICHE programs. See the programs tab for the full list of approved programs. 

Who do I contact for academic program questions?

Students should contact the academic unit directly for any program related questions. To locate the department contact information click on the program link from the program tab. The department contact information is located at the bottom of the program page. 

Can a RA or TA recieve the WRGP/WICHE tuition rate?

Students cannot be a RA/TA and also recieve the WRGP/WICHE tuition discount. 

What happens if I miss the application deadline?

Applications received after the posted deadlines will be considered for the future term.

What happens after I submit my application to the Graduate College?

Applicants will be notified via email once applications have been evaluated and a decision has been made. Applications are reviewed once the posted deadline has passed. Early decisions are not granted.