The majority of our WUE institutions will extend the discounted WUE rate to transfer students, but some only offer the WUE rate only to incoming freshman. To find out if the institution you're considering will give you the WUE rate as a transfer student, check the institution’s profile on our website. And, if you are transferring, make sure you negotiate credit for your previous coursework prior to enrolling, and get it in writing.
Article by Margo Colalancia, WICHE Director of Student Exchange Programs
Students — and parents who are bankrolling their kids’ education — are often amazed to learn that they can afford an undergraduate education outside of their home state, thanks to a program called “WUE” that’s been around for almost 30 years. Some say it’s like winning the lottery.