Western Regional Graduate Program

As part of the Western Insterstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE), the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) makes high-quality, distinctive graduate education available to students living in WICHE states at the resident tuition rate. WICHE states include: Western Regional Graduate Program

Alaska
Arizona
California
Colorado
Hawaii
Idaho
Montana
Nevada
New Mexico
North Dakota
Oregon
South Dakota
Utah
Washington
Wyoming

SDSM&T is proud to have five graduate degree programs included in the WRGP initiative. Students living in WICHE member states are eligible to receive SDSM&T's in-state tuition rate when studying to earn one of these degrees:
 
Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences MS
Materials Engineering and Science MS and PhD
Nanoscience and Nanoengineering PhD
Paleontology MS
Compuational Sciences and Robotics MS
 
To be considered for the WRGP tuition rate, students should follow the standard application instructions and identify themselves as WRGP applicants. WRGP students must fulfill all the usual application requirements of the institution and meet all admission deadlines.