Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)

Save on Out-of-State Tuition with WUE.

What is WUE?

WUE is a scholarship program with the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). Students pay a reduced out-of-state tuition fee equal to 150% of California resident tuition. Many western states have agreements with the WUE program, including:

Alaska, Arizona, California, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Guam, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, & Wyoming.

Download the WUE Contract 2021 and return it to for review. 

Important Note: Only admitted students may qualify for WUE. Make sure you apply through and submit your WUE contract after you have received your admittance letter from Cal State Monterey Bay. If you have direct questions about the WUE process, please reach out to