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Location:Fort Wayne
On Campus:7%
  • Fall 08/25-12/21
  • Spring 01/12-5/10

Tuition & Payments
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:

Additional Information
Receive From Canada

Campus Diversity
1%Native/First Nation
0%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
0%Two or more races

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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One university. Two great names. IPFW is a unique combination of Indiana's two major public universities. These resources have been combined to create high quality programs on a beautiful regional campus. Situated on a 600-acre setting along the St. Joseph River, IPFW serves 13,000 students and offers more than 190 degree options. Noted fields of study are: engineering, technology, liberal arts, music, music therapy, organizational leadership, public and environmental affairs, and visual and performing arts. Small class sizes, highly accessible award-winning professors, and nationally recognized speakers enhance IPFW's academic environment. The Mastodons compete in 13 men's and women's NCAA Division I sports, including the renowned men's volleyball program. Student housing offers single, double, and quad apartment suites complete with kitchens, furnishings, and easy access to academic buildings. Free campus parking and athletic tickets are available for NSE students!

Campus Location - Set in the heart of Indiana’s beautiful northeastern woodlands, Fort Wayne is truly a perfect mix of “Hoosier Hospitality” and big city opportunities complemented by a low cost of living.

Helpful Information - IPFW is Plan B open. We accept all eligible students. Upon acceptance into the IPFW NSE program, students will need to successfully complete the IPFW application process, including answering behavioral background questions, which may be found at

Closed Programs
Education, dental, radiography, and nursing.

Enrollment in music classes requires an audition. Business courses at the 300-400 level are limited.

Notable Academic Programs

  • Engineering
  • Anthropology
  • Public Administration/Affairs
  • Psychology
  • Communication

Unique Academic Programs

  • Music Therapy
  • Organizational Studies
  • Audio Production Technology
  • Hospitality Management
  • Communication Disorders

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology

Architecture: Architectural Technologies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Computer Graphics, Drawing, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Jewelry and Metalsmithing, Media Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Theater Art, Visual Arts

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Accounting, Actuarial Science, Business, Business Administration, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, Labor Studies, Management, Marketing, Organizational Studies

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Electronic Media and Culture, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Mass Communication, Multimedia, Organizational Communication

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Legal Studies

Earth Sciences: Geology, Geosciences

Economics: Economics

Engineering: Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

English: English, Language and Literacy, Literature, Writing

Environmental Studies: Energy/Environmental Policy

Foreign Language: French, German, Spanish

General Studies: Individualized Degree Program, Leadership Studies

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Health Services Administration, Medical Technology

History: History

Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Hotel/Restaurant Management, Tourism Management

Information Studies: Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology

Mathematics: Actuarial Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics

Music: Choral Music

Performing Arts: Acting, Choral Music, Design/Technical, Directing, Music, Music Performance, Music Technology, Music Therapy, Performance, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Physics: Physics

Political Science: Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs, Public Policy Studies

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Human Services, Sociology, Womens Studies

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders

Technology: Architectural Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Construction Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Industrial Engineering Technology, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology

Theater: Performance and Directing

Registration Priority
  • According to class standing
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
  • International students must submit official transcripts with certified English translations and exam results.
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, N/A computer or 79 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate students
Summer Exchange
  • Plan B
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan B
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
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 B: 24
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 8/28/2015.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit: $170 Year Plan B Optional
Transcript Fee: $8 Semester Plan B Mandatory

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $0 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan B
For eligible 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.
  • Figures are current as of 8/28/2015.
  • 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: $4,635 (includes meals)
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $395
  • Proximity to campus: Adjacent
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal plans are not available.
Notes About Meal Plans
Meal plans are not provided.

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