“The PSEP program made veterinary school a much more affordable option. It gave me a little more financial stability in a career that can be fraught with excessive student loans.”

– Katie, Nevada resident, Class of 2015, Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine



“I was awarded WICHE PSEP support after I had started physician assistant school; I was very grateful as it helped a tremendous amount. PA school is very costly and it helped reduce the amount of loans I needed. I had good communication with the local office and had no problem fulfilling the service payback requirement of working with the underserved in my home state of Nevada. I highly recommend the program. “

– PeterNevada residentClass of 2007Midwestern University Glendale, Physician Assistant


“I was born and raised on a ranch in rural Nevada so animals were a huge part of my life growing up. From a very young age I knew I wanted to dedicate my career to improving their health and welfare. Nevada does not have a veterinary program so completing my education in my home state was not possible. However, thanks to WICHE’s PSEP, I was able to pursue my dream profession at Colorado State University. Without WICHE, I would not have been able to afford it. PSEP made my life-long dream come true! I hope that our legislators will continue to appreciate how important the program is for so many students, and that they’ll continue to provide funding to build Nevada’s healthcare workforce.”

– MikaelNevada residentClass of 2013Roseman University of Health Sciences, Pharmacy



“WICHE’s PSEP is helping me more than anything to achieve my goal of becoming a small animal veterinarian. Because my home state of Nevada does not have a veterinary school, I had no choice but to attend an out-of-state school for my education. PSEP is allowing me to study at Colorado State University for the in-state cost, which lets me incur significantly less debt. For this I am grateful. Veterinary school is stressful enough without the added financial strain. Thank you, Nevada, for your support of this important program!”

– Christina, Nevada resident, Class of 2013, Colorado State University, Veterinary Medicine