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Western Undergraduate Exchange


Eligible undergraduate students are assessed New Mexico tuition rates.

To be eligible, a student must be:

  • admitted to the NMSU – Las Cruces campus as a degree seeking student in academic good standing.
  • a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • a resident of one of the following states: AZ, AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, ND, OR, SD, UT, WA or WY

Renewal requirements:

  • complete 12 undergraduate hours each semester on the main NMSU – Las Cruces campus
  • earn at least a 2.5 semester grade point average
  • renewable for a maximum of eight semesters, provided the student meets all other eligibility requirements

Note: Participation for students transferring to NMSU will be reduced by the number of semesters transferred.