Is Tuition Reciprocity Available Where You Live?


tuitionreciprocityIt might sound crazy, but a little thing called reciprocity—eligibility-based, state-funded tuition programs—can drastically lower your college costs. These programs allow residents to attend college in another state without paying out-of-state tuition, as long as they meet certain requirements.

Find out if these most common reciprocity funds could benefit you!

Academic Common Market
- Provides for tuition discounts at 1900+ institutions for students from:
Alabama
Arkansas
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maryland
Mississippi
North Carolina
Oklahoma
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia
West Virginia

Regional Contract Program
- Reserved for health-degree-seeking students from:

Arkansas
Delaware
Georgia
Kentucky
Louisiana
Mississippi
South Carolina
Tennessee

Midwest Student Exchange
- Provides tuition discounts at certain public and private institutions across:

Indiana
Kansas
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
North Dakota
Wisconsin

Western Undergraduate Exchange
Western Regional Graduate Program
Professional Student Exchange Program
- Administered by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) for students in:

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

New England Regional Student Program
- Reserved for students whose chosen major is not offered by the public institutions in their home states of:

Connecticut
Maine
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Vermont


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

This article was written by Hannah Purnell

Hannah Purnell is a staff writer for CollegeView.com. Hannah writes extensively on the topic of undergraduate studies and the college search process.

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