You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $5,008
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
KSU, established in 1910, is an eight-campus network designed to develop a true living/learning approach to education at the Kent Campus and seven regional campuses. The Kent Campus offers more than 20,000 undergraduate students and 6,000 graduate students baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral study opportunities. More than 200 academic degree programs are offered in Colleges of Applied Engin.,Sustainability and Tech, Archi&Environmental Design, Arts, Arts&Sci., Bus. Admin, Comm&Info., Continuing&Dist Education, Health&Human Services, Nur, Podiatric Med., Public Health, Digital Sci., and the Honors College
Campus Location - Kent State University is located in northeastern Ohio, a short drive from four major urban centers (Cleveland, Akron, Canton, and Youngstown). Activities and interests include National Metro-Parks.
Helpful Information - Students are accepted under freshmen status. Most courses, the NSE coordinator must register for student and/or receive permission for studednt to register him/herself. Thus far, 99% of our incoming NSE students are enrolled in the courses of their choice.
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Aerospace Sciences: Aerospace Studies, Aviation Studies, Flight Technology
Agriculture: Horticulture, Life Sciences, Plant and Soil Systems, Plant Pathology, Plant Protection, Plant Resource Sciences, Plant Science
Anthropology: American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Ethnic Studies
Area Studies: African Studies, Afro-American Studies, American Studies, Art Studies, Black Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, Gerontology, Hispanic Studies, Japanse Studies (minor), Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, Native American Studies, Popular Culture, Russian Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art History, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Computer Graphics, Crafts, Design, Digital Arts, Drafting, Drawing, Fiber-Fabric, Fine Art, Glass, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art, Visual Arts
Athletics: Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Fitness and Sports Science, Fitness Management, Movement Studies, Physical Education, Sports Management/Administration
Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Biotechnology, Botany/Plant Sciences, Cell Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Biology, Zoology
Business: Accounting, Actuarial Science, Advertising, Business, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Insurance, Marketing, Operations Management, Personnel, Public Administration, Public Relations, Small Business Management, Systems Management
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry
Communications: Communication, Graphic Communication, Photo Journalism, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address, Visual Communication Technology, Visual Design/Web Media
Computer Science: Computer Game Design
Consumer and Family Studies: Child Consumer and Family Studies, Family Economics and Resource Management, Family Studies
Criminal Justice: Crime and Society, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Forensic Science, Juvenile Justice, Paralegal Studies, Systems of Justice
Earth Sciences: Earth Science, Geology, Meteorology, Physical Sciences, Planetary and Space Sciences, Science
Economics: Applied Economics, Economics
Education: Child Development, Childhood Studies, English, French, Health Education, Human Development, Language and Literacy, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Reading, Science, Spanish
Electronics: Electronic Imaging, Electronics
Engineering: Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Engineering Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Mineral/Mining Engineering
English: Business Writing, Classical Studies, Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, English, Language and Literacy, Linguistics, Literature, Technical Writing, Writing
Environmental Studies: Conservation, Conservation Biology, Environmental Geology, Environmental Health Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Resource Recreation Management, Sustainability Studies, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Recreation Management
Food Science: Food Science, Food Services Management, Nutrition
Foreign Language: Arabic (some courses), Chinese (some courses), Classical Languages, English as a Foreign Language, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese (some courses), Latin, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Russian, Spanish
General Studies: Arts and Science, Classical Studies, Gender Studies, Humanities, Individualized Degree Program, Individualized Studies, Leadership Studies, Liberal Studies, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Spanish Literature
Geography and Urban Studies: Applied Geography, City Planning, Geographic Information Sciences & Emergency Management, Geography, Physical Geography, Urban Planning, Urban Studies
Health and Safety Sciences: Community Health, Dietetics, Environmental Health, Gerontology, Health Education, Health Promotion, Health Science, Health Services Administration, Nursing, Occupational Safety and Health, Public Health, Safety Education, School Health
Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Hotel/Restaurant Management, Hotel/Travel Administration, Tourism and Travel, Tourism Management
Industrial Studies: Construction Management, Industrial Technology
Information Studies: Applied Computer Science, Computer Applications, Computer Information Systems, Computer Mathematics, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Technology, Information Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Systems Programming
Interdisciplinary Studies: Popular Culture
International Studies: International Relations, International Studies
Library Science: Library Science
Marine Sciences: Oceanography
Mathematics: Actuarial Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Biomathematics/Biometrics, Mathematical Economics, Mathematics, Mathematics-Physics, Statistics
Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC, Military Sciences
Music: Choral Music
Performing Arts: Acting, Ballet, Choral Music, Dance, Design/Technical, Jazz Composition, Modern Dance, Music, Music Education, Music History, Music Performance, Music Theater, Music Theory and Composition, Music/Jazz Studies, Performance, Piano Pedagogy, Technical Theater, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Design Technology, Theater Production
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Ethics, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Physics: Applied Physics, Chemical Physics, Physics
Political Science: Government, International Affairs/Relations, International Studies, Peace Studies, Political Science, Public Policy Studies
Psychology: Child Psychology, Human Development, Psychology
Recreation: Adventure Education, Leisure Studies, Non-Profit Programs Management, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Recreation Management, Parks Administration and Management, Recreation, Recreation Leadership, Sports Administration, Sports Management
Sociology/Social Work: Child Care Services Management, Community Services, Gender Studies, Human Services, Law and Society, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, Womens Studies
Speech Pathology and Audiology: Deaf Studies, Speech Pathology and Audiology, Speech Therapy
Technology: Applied Engineering and Technology, Biological Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Technology, Design Technology, Electronics Technology, Engineering Technology, Graphic Communications Technology, Information Systems Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical Technology, Plastics Technology, Radiologic Technology, Technology Education, Technology Studies
Theater: Performance and Directing
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
Figures are current as of 7/18/2014.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
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.
We do not reserve rooms for our NSE students. Rooms are available as needed on a first serve basis.
Meal Plans Per Semester