Contact your enrolling institution’s residency office and see what their requirements are. You must prove to their satisfaction that you’re a resident of one of the WICHE states. Please note that since no state support accompanies a WRGP student, your home state typically does not have a formal residency qualification process for WRGP applicants. If you need additional guidance, you may contact the central WICHE office for suggestions.
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.