RISE UP/GEAR UP
STARS Program News
Three UW GEAR UP students have received offers to join the STARS program!
The Washington STate Academic RedShirt – (STARS) program provides highly motivated students who are eligible for financial aid with a specialized first-year curriculum designed to build learning skills and academic preparation. STARS students who maintain a 3.0 GPA and fulfill first-year requirements:
- Are more likely to obtain degrees in engineering.
- Bypass the competitive application process to engineering programs.
- Can expect to complete their degrees in 5 years, only 1 or 2 quarters longer than average for engineering degrees.