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WESTERN UNDERGRADUATE EXCHANGE

Attend an award-winning university in heart of Northern California's exciting San Francisco Bay Area — for nearly the same cost as a public university in your home state!

Learn more about Cal State East Bay and the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program at one of our fall events. Contact Ilana Samuels with questions about WUE college fairs.


Fall College Fairs
DateStateEvent Name and LocationTime
March 15, 2015 Colorado

Ritchie Center at the University of Denver, 2240 Buchtel Boulevard, Denver, CO 80210

1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
March 21, 2015 Arizona Arizona State University Tempe Campus, Memorial Union, East University Drive & Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85287 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.
March 22, 2015 Arizona University of Arizona, Student Union Memorial Center, 1303 East University Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85719 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
April 13, 2015 Hawaii Maui Neighbor Island Fair, Maui High School, 660 Lono Avenue, Kahului, HI 96732 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
April 14, 2015 Hawaii East Hawaii Neighbor Island Fair, Kamehameha Kea'au, 16-714 Volcano Road, Kea'au, HI 96749 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
April 14, 2015 Hawaii Waimea Neighbor Island Fair, Waimea Town Hall & Kahilu Theater 67-1182 Lindsey Rd., Kamuela, HI 96743 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
April 15, 2015 Hawaii Kona Neighbor Island Fair, Kealakehe High School, 74-5000 Puohulihuli Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
April 16, 2015 Hawaii Honolulu National College Fair (NACAC) Hawaii Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, HI 96815 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.; 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
April 25, 2015 Washington Seattle Spring College Fair, Seattle University, 901 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
April 26, 3015 Oregon Portland Spring College Fair, University of Portland, 5000 North Willamette Boulevard, Portland, OR 97203 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
April 27, 2015 Nevada Las Vegas College Fair, Las Vegas Academy Gymnasium and Cafeteria, 315 South 7th Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. (pre-fair workshop 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.)

Fair dates and times are subject to change; please contact event location for details. 

Can't attend and have questions? To learn more, view our Frequently Asked Questions, call 510-885-2556 or e-mail dave.vasquez@csueastbay.edu.

How it works and WUE tuition and fees

Through its membership in WUE, Cal State East Bay permits eligible undergraduate students in 14 western states or commonwealth to enroll at a reduced tuition and fee level while students earn their bachelor's degree. WUE tuition fees are 150% of the CA resident tuition fees.

WUE students may major in any open undergraduate major (except fully online majors) offered at California State University, East Bay. Some popular majors may be impacted due to high demand; see the CSU Impacted Majors List for details.

WUE Tuition and Fees for
Undergraduate Students
Tuition and FeesOn-CampusOff-Campus
Undergraduate Fees* $9,300 $9,300
Books and Supplies $1,500 $1,500
Food and Housing   $12,246 $12,267
Transportation $1,182 $1,314
Miscellaneous/Personal $1,338 $1,338
Total   $25,566 $25,719

*Based on 2014-2015 tuition and fees for undergraduate, full-time enrollment of 12 units and an academic year of 3 quarter terms. Other expenses may vary. Amounts are subject to change. Student must be admitted and submit the WUE Participation Agreement Form to determine program eligibility.

Eligibility for WUE students

Undergraduate students with residency in an eligible western state or commonwealth can enroll in classes at 150% of California resident tuition and fees. Residents from the following states or commonwealth may qualify to be eligible for WUE fees: 

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Oregon
  • South Dakota
  • The Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

To qualify for WUE Tuition Fees:

Ready to Apply? Here's how in three easy steps.

Step 1: You must be a legal resident of one of 15 WUE states (Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.)

Step 2: Apply for admission to Cal State East Bay following the steps and using the application for your grade level. (Only undergraduate students can receive WUE fees.

Step 3: Submit a WUE Participation Agreement Form (pdf).

For more information about how to qualify and apply contact Cal State East Bay's WUE Coordinator, Dave Vasquez at (510) 885-2029, or e-mail dave.vasquez@csueastbay.edu.


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