Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Estimated Cost

Cal State East Bay is a Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) member institution. Undergraduate students with residency in eligible western states or commonwealth can enroll in classes at 150% of California resident state fees.



WUE Tuition and Fees for
Undergraduate Students
Tuition and Fees On-Campus Off-Campus
Undergraduate Fees* $9,825 $9,825
Books and Supplies $1,665 $1,665
Food and Housing   $11,321 $12,267
Transportation $1,182 $1,314
Miscellaneous/Personal $3,096 $3,096
Total   $27,089 $28,167

*Based on 2012-2013 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.

Can't attend and have questions?

To learn more, view our Frequently Asked Questions, call (510) 885-2556 or e-mail admissioncounseling@csueastbay.edu


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