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: $6,616
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $4,720
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Campus Detail Info
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How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
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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 courses are offered in the desired term, and that pre-requisites are met before applying.
Bachelor of Science in Health ProfessionsLimitations
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 and Safety Sciences: Health Science
Figures are current as of 7/7/2015.
Important Notes: Student Services Fee includes: health service, fitness/recreation, student government & activities, and diversity/international programming. Both Plan A and Plan B students must have insurance. If not, students will be required to pay for the University's health insurance. Plan B students may be required to pay the Extended Coverage Fee ($120/term).
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 eligible 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.
Housing is connected to campus via skyway. Students living on-campus never have to go outside to get to campus.
Meal Plans Per Semester