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Western Professional Student Exchange Program

Sponsor
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Contact

303.541.0270
info-sep@wiche.edu

Purpose

The Professional Student Exchange Program (PSEP) allows students in specific western states and territories to enroll in selected out-of-state professional healthcare programs and pay reduced tuition.

Typically, a state will support its residents through PSEP in fields of study when a state-funded program is not available to its residents.

Eligibility

Students in western states that are planning to attend healthcare professional schools, including:

  • Dentistry
  • Allopathic and osteopathic medicine
  • Occupational therapy
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical therapy
  • Physician assistant
  • Podiatry

A chart showing fields and eligible states is provided on the program website.

Geographic coverage
Alaska, Arizona, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Colorado, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Amount of funding

Reduced tuition at out-of-state schools. Depending on the field of study and place of enrollment, a PSEP student can save between $8,000 and $32,000 per academic year.

Application process

Begin the process by contacting the appropriate home state certifying officer.

Veterinary (DVM) applicants are strongly encouraged to certify before September 15th. Montana residents must certify by September 1st. Applicants for other professional healthcare programs must certify by October 15th of the year prior to admission.

Tagged as
Dental workforce · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce pipeline · Occupational therapy · Oral health · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Physical therapy · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Alaska · Arizona · Colorado · Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands · Hawaii · Montana · Nevada · New Mexico · North Dakota · Utah · Wyoming



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