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  • Fall 08/26-12/19
  • Spring 1/6-5/1

Tuition & Payments
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.

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
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Campus Diversity
1%African American
2%Asian American
1%Native American

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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Utah Valley University is located in Orem, Utah, 45 miles south of Salt Lake City. UVUís campus is recognized as one of the safest universities in the country. Within 20 miles, students enjoy skiing, hiking, mountain biking, water recreation and more. Utah Valley University was established in 1941. Today, the University has more than 29 buildings for classrooms, labs, research and administrative uses. The University has over 32,000 students, representing 32 different countries and all 50 of the United States. And with small class sizes, instruction at UVU is delivered on a personal level where students work alongside instructors both in and outside the classroom. US News & World Report ranks UVU among the top four comprehensive four-year public institutions in the West. UVU is continually expanding its academic offerings to meet the demands of students and the community. With more than 54 bachelor degree options, and three new masters degrees UVU offers something for everyone.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Aerospace Sciences: Aviation Studies, Flight Technology

Agriculture: Water Management

Anthropology: Anthropology

Area Studies: American Studies, Art Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art History, Commercial Art, Computer Graphics, Design, Digital Arts, Drafting, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography, Theater Art

Athletics: Exercise Science, Fitness and Sports Science, Health and Fitness Teaching, Movement Studies, Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Biotechnology, Botany/Plant Sciences, Cell Biology, Field Biology, Forensic Biology, Genetics, Human Biology, Microbiology, Physiology, Zoology

Business: Accounting, Administrative Office Management, Advertising, Business, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Business Law, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Operation Management, Finance/Banking, International Business, Management, Marketing, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising, Office Administration, Office Management, Public Administration, Public Relations, Secretarial Administration/Science, Small Business Management

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry

Communications: Audio Production Technology, Communication, Film, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication, Multimedia, Writing/Editing

Consumer and Family Studies: Child Consumer and Family Studies, Family Studies

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Paralegal Studies

Earth Sciences: Earth Science, Geology

Education: Business and Marketing Education, Communications, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, Health Education, Human Development, Junior High/Middle School Mathematics, Kindergarten Education, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Reading, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish, Special Education, Theatre Education

Engineering: Computer Engineering, Drafting and Design, Software Engineering

English: Creative Writing, English, Language and Literacy

Environmental Studies: Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Fire Science, Waste Management

Food Science: Culinary Arts

Foreign Language: American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish

Forestry: Biotechnology

General Studies: Arts and Science, Gender Studies, Humanities, Individualized Degree Program, Individualized Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Leadership Studies, Social Sciences

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography, Surveying

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Community Health, Dental Hygiene, Emergency Administration and Planning, Health Science, Health Services Administration, Nursing, Paramedical Studies, Public Health, School Health

History: History

Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management

Industrial Studies: Construction Management

Information Studies: Applied Computer Science, Computer Applications, Computer Information Systems, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Technology, Information Systems, Information Technology, Robotics

International Studies: International Studies

Mathematics: Actuarial Mathematics, Mathematics, Pure Math

Military Sciences: Army ROTC, Military Sciences

Music: Choral Music

Performing Arts: Acting, Ballet, Dance, Modern Dance, Music, Music Theory and Composition, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Ethics, Philosophy, Religious Studies

Physics: Physics

Political Science: American Political Science, International Affairs/Relations, Peace Studies, Political Science, Public Policy Studies

Psychology: Behavioral Science, Counseling, Psychology

Recreation: Recreation

Sociology/Social Work: Social Science, Social Work, Sociology

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Deaf Studies, Educational Interpreting

Technology: Automotive Technology, Computer Technology, Design Technology, Diesel Technology, Engineering Technology, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Technology, Information Systems Technology, Robotics Technology, Surveying, Technology Education, Welding Technology

Theater: Performance and Directing

Closed Programs
Nursing, Dental Hygiene, and Elementary Education programs are closed. Students can take classes in Business Management & Integrated Studies if they have prerequisites.

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes

GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 3 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate students
Summer Exchange
  • Plan A/B with full-term enrollment
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 8/14/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $2,635.
  • 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 ($175 per additional hour)
  • Plan B: 18 ($175 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 8/14/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Application Fee: $35 Year Plan A & B Mandatory

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: 004207

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

  • Figures are current as of 8/14/2014.
  • 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
  • Not available
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $400
  • Proximity to campus: Walking Distance
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal plans are not available.

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