FAST FACTS
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Location:San Bernardino
Setting:Urban
Population:230,000
Enrollment:17,000
On Campus:10%
Language:English
Calendar:Quarter
Approximate:
  • Fall 09/24-12/12
  • Winter 01/11-03/27
  • Spring 04/05-06/19

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

PLAN B: OPEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

Estimated Per Quarter
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:
$3,100

Estimated Per Quarter
Costs For Room And Meals:
$4,100

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN B

Campus Diversity
40%Caucasian
18%African American
24%Hispanic
17%Asian American
1%Native American
0%International
0%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog

NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


California State University San Bernardino's sprawling park-like campus is located six miles north of San Bernardino in southern California. Mountain sports such as snow and water skiing are less than an hour's drive from campus while Pacific Ocean beaches are less than two hours drive. San Diego is two hours away and Las Vegas is four hours from campus.

Campus Location - CSUSB is conveniently located for all southern California destinations.

Helpful Information - It is helpful that CSUSB welcomes more than 40 NSE students each academic quarter and this makes it easier for NSE students to meet and do things together.

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology

Area Studies: American Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Graphic Design, Studio Art

Athletics: Exercise Science, Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Finance/Banking, International Business, Management, Marketing, Public Administration

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Mass Communication

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studies

Earth Sciences: Geology

Economics: Economics

English: Creative Writing, English, Linguistics, Literature

Environmental Studies: Environmental Management

Food Science: Food Science, Nutrition

Foreign Language: French, Spanish

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Health Science, Kinesiology

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Science

Mathematics: Mathematics

Performing Arts: Acting, Dance, Design/Technical, Music, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Physics: Applied Physics, Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Human Services, Social Science, Sociology



Closed Programs
Social Work Nursing

Special Options
RA Exchange: Yes

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan B
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Quarter - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 8/5/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $3,100.
  • 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 Quarter
  • Plan A: 17
  • Plan B: 17
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Quarter
Figures are current as of 8/5/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
NSE Program Fee: $30 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $400 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Parking Fee: $100 Quarter Plan A & B Mandatory

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $300 per quarter.

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
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 001142

Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Canada
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 8/5/2014.
  • 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 Quarter
  • Apartment: $4,100 (includes meals)
  • Per quarter unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
  • Maximum housing reserved for women: 100
  • Maximum housing reserved for men: 100
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $0
  • Proximity to campus: 1-2
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Quarter
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $3000 declining balance plan.
Notes About Meal Plans
If you live in Serrano Village (old style dorms) then you must purchase a meal plan. If you live in Arrowhead Village or University Village (both villages are apartment style) then you are not required to purchase a meal plan.



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