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Location:Salt Lake City
On Campus:9%
  • Fall 08/24-12/18
  • Spring 01/11-5/4

Tuition & Payments
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

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 Plan A Tuition & Fees:

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

Additional Information
Receive From Canada

Campus Diversity
1%Native/First Nation
%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
%Two or more races

Campus Links
Home Page
Outgoing Students
Incoming Students

NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
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The University of Utah was founded in 1850 by pioneers and is now one of the major American research institutions. Over 180 classrooms and over 1200 well-equipped laboratories provide learning areas for traditional and innovative programs in more than 90 fields of study. Campus development has kept pace with the University's academic and research expansion. Many of the over 200 permanent buildings on campus have been built or remodeled in the last decade.

Campus Location - The University of Utah is situated on the bench of the Wasatch Mountains, at approximately 4,800 feet. There are seven world-class ski resorts within a 45-minute drive from campus.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology, Ethnic Studies

Architecture: Architecture

Area Studies: Asian/Oriental Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle Eastern Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Media Arts

Athletics: Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Fitness and Sports Science

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology

Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, Finance/Banking, Management, Marketing, Operations Management

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Geochemistry

Communications: Communication, Film, Mass Communication, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address

Consumer and Family Studies: Consumer Sciences/Services

Earth Sciences: Atmospheric Sciences, Earth Science, Geosciences

Economics: Economics

Education: Elementary Education, Health Education, Human Development, Social Science Education, Special Education

Engineering: Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Geological Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mineral/Mining Engineering

English: Comparative Literature, English, Linguistics

Environmental Studies: Environmental Studies, Resource Recreation Management, Sustainability Studies

Foreign Language: Chinese, Classical Languages, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish

General Studies: Gender Studies

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography, Planning, Urban Planning

Health and Safety Sciences: Communication Disorders, Community Health, Emergency Medical Care, Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Nuclear Medical Technology, Occupational Therapy

History: History

Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Tourism Management

Information Studies: Computer Science

International Studies: International Studies

Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Computation Science, Mathematics, Statistics

Performing Arts: Ballet, Modern Dance, Music, Music Education, Music History, Music Performance, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Physics: Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Recreation: Parks Administration and Management, Recreation

Sociology/Social Work: Gender Studies, Social Science, Social Work, Sociology

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders

Closed Programs
Medical Laboratory Science and Nursing are closed programs, unavailable for exchange students.

Enrollment in ballet, business, teacher certification, and engineering is very limited. Audition or portfolio is required for admissions to major-level music, dance, or art classes.

Notable Academic Programs
Ballet, Modern Dance, Robotics, Biomedical Engineering

Unique Academic Programs
Gaming Management, Mineral/Mining Engineering

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes

Registration Priority
  • With seniors
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.6 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 550 paper, 213 computer or 80 Internet
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate or post-baccalaureate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 10/8/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $3,918.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan A students.
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan A: 18 ($198 per additional hour)
  • Plan B: 15 ($198 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 10/8/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit: $250 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Activity Fee: $75 Year Plan A Mandatory
Parking Fee: $115 Semester Plan A & B Optional

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students do not need to purchase health insurance.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • CWS
  • Perkins
  • SEOG
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 003675

Plan B
For 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.
  • Figures are current as of 10/8/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Apartment: $1,808
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
  • Maximum housing reserved for women: 5
  • Maximum housing reserved for men: 5
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $375
  • Proximity to campus: 0
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $2077 per semester for 21 meals per week.
  • $2009 per semester for 15 meals per week.
  • $1793 per semester for 10 meals per week.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.