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: $5,625
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
Living in Philadelphia affords students the opportunity to explore the thriving cultural and historical attractions in Philadelphia (Philadelphia Museum of Art, Liberty Bell, etc.) attend sporting events (Eagles, Flyers, Phillies, 76ers) and enjoy the exciting social life of the city.
Although just minutes from the center of Philadelphia, PhilaU also has a bustling social scene all its own. PhilaU students have the opportunity to join more than 300 clubs and intramural sports teams or attend sporting events for 16 NCAA Division II teams at PhilaU.
From an academic perspective, students also have access to more than 20 laboratories and studios for hands-on collaborative experiences, the hallmark of a PhilaU education.
Campus Location - 100-acre, park-like campus in the East Falls section of Philadelphia. PhilaU is located about 15 minutes from Center City, which is easily accessible by city buses & trains. The University is 2.5 hours from Washington D.C. and less than 2 hours from New York City.
Helpful Information - PhilaU offers more than 60 areas of study, taught with a unique interdisciplinary approach called Nexus Learning. Nexus Learning encourages collaboration between local and national companies, non-profits and government organizations to give students hands-on, real life experience.
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Architecture: Architecture, Landscape Architecture/Design
Art/Design/Fine Art: Digital Arts, Graphic Design, Interior Design
Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science
Business: Accounting, Business, Finance/Banking, International Business, Management, Marketing
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry
Environmental Studies: Sustainability Studies
Fashion: Apparel/Fashion Design, Apparel/Fashion Merchandising, Textile Design
Health and Safety Sciences: Health Science, Physician Assistant
Industrial Studies: Construction Management, Industrial Design
Pre-Professional : Medicine Pre-Professional
Sociology/Social Work: Law and Society
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
Figures are current as of 9/29/2014.
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.
Students may choose one of two options: 1. Scholler hall, traditional style residence hall 2. Independence Plaza, apartment style residence hall
Meal Plans Per Semester
For the Scholler Residence Hall, 14 meals per week plan is required. For Independence Plaza, minimum 5 meals per week is required or student may choose other plans noted above.