Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) & Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP)

Graduate students who are residents of a participating state* for a minimum of one year immediately preceding their term of admission and are admitted to a participating graduate degree program** are eligible for WICHE/WRGP-related in-state tuition. To maintain eligibility, students must be in good academic standing and making satisfactory progress toward their degree. Students must apply for this benefit and be approved by the PSU Office of Graduate Studies in advance of the benefit terms. Completed application forms must be submitted to Graduate Studies a minimum of four weeks before the beginning of the term the benefit is to start.

WICHE/WRGP Application Form

*Participating states:
Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming
 
**Participating graduate degree programs:
Applied Linguistics, MA TESOL
Creative Writing, MFA
Criminology and Criminal Justice, MS
Earth, Environment and Society, PhD
Environmental Management, MEM
Environmental Science and Management, MS
Finance, MS
Public Administration, MPA
Public Administration: Health Administration, MPA
Public Affairs and Policy, PhD
Public Interest Design, Graduate Certificate
Public Policy, MPP
Real Estate Development, MRED
Taxation, MT
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, MA
Urban and Regional Planning, MURP
Urban Studies, MUS
Urban Studies, PhD