You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $5,645
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
Campus Location - Located in Columbia, SC and is only an 1.5 hours to the beach and two hours to the mountains. The campus is across the street from the state house and is a fun city to explore. www.columbiacvb.com
Helpful Information - The NSE program at USC is more likely to accept students who want to exchange for the full academic year and live on campus. Following that, fall only exchanges are given. Spring only exchanges will only be granted in a 1:1 exchange scenario, or with special circumstances as determined by the USC NSE coordinator.
Business, Exercise Science or Journalism/Mass Communication courses are very limited. Students who need Business,Exercise Science, Journalism/Mass Comm will ONLY be able to get one or two classes in the area, they should NOT plan on taking a full course load. No nursing courses. Athletic training students may NOT take clinical classes. Foreign Language classes depend on level of experience with that language and possible placement tests.Notable Academic Programs
Unique Academic Programs
Area Studies: Afro-American Studies, European Studies, International Studies, Latin American Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Media Arts, Studio Art, Theater Art
Athletics: Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education, Sports Management/Administration
Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Molecular Biology
Business: Accounting, Advertising, Business Administration, Entertainment Management, Finance/Banking, Insurance, International Business, Management, Marketing, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising, Public Relations, Retailing
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry
Communications: Broadcasting, Film, Journalism, Mass Communication, Visual Communication Technology
Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Criminology
Earth Sciences: Geology, Geosciences
Education: Athletic Training Education, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Junior High/Middle School, Physical Education
Engineering: Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
English: Classical Studies, Comparative Literature, English, Film Studies
Environmental Studies: Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies
Foreign Language: French, German, Russian, Spanish
General Studies: Arts and Science, Classical Studies, Gender Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies
Geography and Urban Studies: Geography, Real Estate
Health and Safety Sciences: Cardio-Respiratory Care Science, Exercise Science, Nursing, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences, Public Health
Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Hotel/Restaurant Management, Tourism Management
Information Studies: Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Science
International Studies: International Studies
Library Science: Library Science
Marine Sciences: Marine Sciences
Mathematics: Mathematics, Statistics
Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC, Naval ROTC
Performing Arts: Dance, Music, Music Performance, Theater Arts/Drama
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies
Physics: Geophysics, Physics
Political Science: International Studies, Political Science
Recreation: Sports Management
Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies
Technology: Information Technology
Figures are current as of 1/17/2017.
Important Notes: Students may have to pay additional fees for certain services at the health center such as x-rays and prescriptions. A listing can be found here: http://www.sa.sc.edu/shs/billing/charges/ NSE Program fee will likely increase to $200/semester for Fall 2017. All fees are subject to change without notice. Additionally, it has been mentioned by past NSE students that they wish they had brought a car, please find information about parking services and costs here: http://www.sc.edu/vmps/park.html *Please note tuition and housing cost are as of Fall 2016, all rates are subject to change.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Incoming NSE students are required to live on campus and are generally housed in Green Quad. Students may request a different building in on- campus University Housing, but availability may be limited. For more information about on-campus housing and what to bring, please visit the University Housing web site at http://www.housing.sc.edu/ Exceptions are occasionally made for the on-campus living requirement, pending the circumstances. It is at the discretion of the USC NSE coordinator to waive this requirement. NSE students may NOT live in the Greek Village.
Meal Plans Per Semester
There are more than nine dining plans open to students, three are listed above. For more information on dining options please visit the following website: http://www.sc.edu/dining/