Program Features

  • structured guidelines within which the campus has flexibility on how to use the program
  • tuition reciprocity
  • financial aid portability
  • multilateral placements across the consortium rather than expectations for 1:1 exchanges between and among member universities
  • extensive web resources for coordinators, students, advisors, faculty, family, and prospective members
  • strong Central Office support and quality service
  • high student satisfaction

"NSE provides students with an opportunity to actively and collaboratively interact with peers, faculty, and administrators at other institutions. Essentially, NSE host institutions become an extension of the student's home campus providing them with boundless opportunities to live, learn, and engage through enriching experiences that foster academic and career development.


Tourgee Simpson
NSE Coordinator and Academic Advisor
University of Kentucky