FAST FACTS
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Location:Rochester
Setting:Urban
Population:109,000
Enrollment:710
On Campus:19%
Language:English
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 09/02-12/18
  • Spring 01/20-05/16

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: UNEVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:
$6,528

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$4,534

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN A

Campus Diversity
77%Caucasian
7%African American
3%Hispanic
7%Asian American
1%Native American
1%International
4%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog
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.
Find Your NSE Office


UMR offers distinctive health sciences and biosciences education to prepare students for a broad spectrum of current and emerging careers, ranging from patient care to pure and applied research. The campus community serves approximately 750 undergraduate and graduate students in the heart of downtown Rochester.

Our project-based, interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences provides exceptional preparation for students pursuing careers in a broad range of health science disciplines. It also serves as a laboratory for research focused on creating and testing new educational paradigms for tomorrow’s information-rich, interdisciplinary, technology-transformed world.

Campus Location - The University of Minnesota Rochester is located in University Square, one block away from the Mayo Clinic, seven miles south of IBM, and just 75 miles south of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. As a student on the UMR campus in downtown Rochester, you will be at the heart of one of the world’s top medical centers and at the center of an internationally known research community.

Helpful Information - Incoming NSE students can only take courses in the Bachelor of Science in Health Science (BSHS) major. It is recommended to contact the NSE Coordinator at UMR to verify pre-requisites before applying.

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Health and Safety Sciences: Health Science



Closed Programs
Bachelor of Science in Health Professions

Limitations
An interest in a health science career is strongly encouraged. Class size and course offerings are small. Review the UMR catalog and typical course schedule prior to requesting UMR as an exchange site. It is also recommended to contact the NSE Coordinator at UMR to verify pre-requisites before applying.

Notable Academic Programs
Health Science

Special Options
RA Exchange: Yes

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 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
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan A
Tuition/Fees
  • 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 6/10/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $6,528.
  • 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: None.
  • Plan B: None.
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 6/10/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit: $100 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Laptop Fee: $350 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory
Health Insurance: $999 Semester Plan A & B Optional
Technology Fee: $150 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Parking Fee: $300 Semester Plan A & B Optional
Student Services Fee: $168 Semester Plan A Mandatory

Important Notes: Student Services Fee includes: health service, fitness/recreation, and student government & activities

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $999 per semester.

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: 003969

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 6/10/2014.
  • 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: $4,534
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $500
  • Proximity to campus: 1.5
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Notes About Housing
Housing is connected to campus via skyway. Students living on-campus never have to go outside to get to campus.

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.