Office of International Education

Globalization of Education


What is the National Student Exchange Program?

The National Student Exchange (NSE) provides students the opportunity to gain study away experience at a NSE participating university within the United States, Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Students can choose to study for one semester or the academic year.

With nearly 200 colleges and universities from which to choose, you should be able to find a campus with just the right combination of courses, facilities, and environment to meet your personal and academic needs and interests.

Why do students take advantage of the NSE program?

  • Broaden personal and educational perspectives
  • Explore and appreciate new cultures
  • Take courses not offered at the home campus
  • Learn from different professors
  • Access courses with different perspectives
  • Explore new areas of study
  • Experience personal growth
  • Live in a different area
  • Investigate graduate or professional schools
  • Look for future employment opportunities
  • Become more independent and resourceful

Fall 2015 & Spring 2016 Deadline – February 20th, 2015

**Submit the application by February 1st, 2015 to be entered for a $500 scholarship**


Student Resources

Below are program materials for incoming exchange students:

Exchange Student Handbook

Fall Welcome Week Information 2015:

Think Big We Do

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