You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
PLAN B: EVEN
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: $2,139
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $4,543
PLAN A, PLAN B
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
While UW is known for study in many scientific, professional, and academic fields, the University maintains a 14:1 student to faculty ratio and an average class size of 29 students. Seven colleges offer over 190 different areas of study. New construction, including state-of-the-art buildings for Coe Library and the Colleges of Business and Health Sciences demonstrates UW’s dedication to facilities that are appropriate for learning and scholarly work. Exceptional programs include geology, engineering, and wildlife and range management.
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Agriculture: Agricultural Business, Agricultural Communications, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, Animal Sciences, Crop Science/Management, Farm and Ranch Management, Life Sciences, Plant Pathology, Plant Science, Soil Science, Water Management
Anthropology: American Indian Studies, Anthropology
Area Studies: Afro-American Studies, American Studies, Chicano/Mexican American Studies, International Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Drawing, Fine Art, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Theater Art, Visual Arts
Athletics: Exercise Science, Physical Education
Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Botany/Plant Sciences, Entomology, Fish Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Physiology, Wildlife Biology, Zoology
Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Finance/Banking, International Agribusiness, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Public Administration
Chemistry: Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry
Communications: Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication
Consumer and Family Studies: Child Consumer and Family Studies, Family Science/Services, Family Studies, Home Economics
Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice
Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Atmospheric Sciences, Earth Science, Geology, Meteorology, Paleontology, Physical Sciences
Economics: Applied Economics, Economics, Environmental Economics
Education: Child Care, Child Development, Distributive Education, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, French, Health Education, Home Economics, Instructional Media, Junior High/Middle School, Junior High/Middle School Mathematics, Kindergarten Education, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish, Special Education, Vocational Education
Engineering: Architectural Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering
English: Creative Writing, English, Literature
Environmental Studies: Ecology, Environmental Biology, Environmental Design, Environmental Education, Environmental Education, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Geology, Environmental Health Sciences, Environmental Management, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, Fisheries Science, Natural Resources, Natural Resources/Science/Management, Range Management/Resources, Renewable Natural Resources, Wildlife Biology/Science, Wildlife Management
Fashion: Apparel/Fashion Design, Apparel/Fashion Merchandising, Textile Design
Food Science: Food Science, Nutrition
Foreign Language: Arabic (some courses), Chinese (some courses), Classical Languages, French, German, Japanese (some courses), Russian, Spanish
General Studies: Humanities, Individualized Degree Program, Individualized Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Spanish Literature
Geography and Urban Studies: Geography, Planning
Health and Safety Sciences: Communication Disorders, Dietetics, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Health Education, Health Promotion, Kinesiology, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences
Information Studies: Computer Science
International Studies: International Studies
Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC
Music: Choral Music
Performing Arts: Dance, Design/Technical, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Performance, Technical Theater, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Production
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy
Physics: Astrophysics, Atmospheric Physics, Physics
Political Science: International Studies, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs
Psychology: Human Development, Psychology
Recreation: Parks Administration and Management, Recreation
Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology, Womens Studies
Speech Pathology and Audiology: Speech Pathology and Audiology
Theater: Performance and Directing
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
Figures are current as of 7/3/2012.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
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:
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.
Unlimited meal plan costs $2592 per semester.