Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Tuition Rate



The WUE region

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Guam
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Oregon
  • South Dakota
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming
  • Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI)
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Republic of the Marshall Islands
  • Republic of Palau

NOTE: Recipients of the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Tuition Rate receive reduced tuition because of their residency in a partner state. Therefore, time spent using WUE does not count toward the time needed to establish residency in Alaska for tuition purposes.

Map of WUE participating states



WUE Tuition and Rate

The WUE Tuition Rate is $390/credit (100-200-level) or $406/credit (300-400-level) which is 150% of the cost of resident tuition. $436/credit — more than half the cost of the nonresident tuition rate!



Approved programs of study

Students can pursue any major available at UAF.




How to Apply

Select “Yes” on the WUE question on the application for admission. If you’ve already submitted the application for admission, contact the Office of Admissions to apply for WUE.