GEAR UP Students in STARS

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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.

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