You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
1:1 UNEVEN - Host campus accepts students first from campuses that accept its students.
PLAN B: 1:1 EVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
1:1 EVEN - Host campus accepts students first from campuses that accept its students.
Estimated Per Quarter
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees: $2,598
Estimated Per Quarter
Costs For Room And Meals: $3,783
PLAN A, PLAN B
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
Portland State's 49-acre downtown campus is located in the heart of one of America's most vibrant centers of culture, business and technology. We are recognized throughout the world for programs like Urban Planning, Social Work, and Environmental Studies that directly engage the community, and aim our students towards the creation of a better, more sustainable world.
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Area Studies: American Studies, Art Studies, Asian/Oriental Studies, Black Studies, Chicano/Mexican American Studies, East Asian Literature/Studies, European Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, Hispanic Studies, International Studies, Judaic Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle Eastern Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art History, Drawing, Graphic Design, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture
Athletics: Exercise Science
Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Botany/Plant Sciences, Microbiology, Molecular Biology
Business: Accounting, Advertising, Business Administration, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Supply and Logistics Management
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry
Communications: Communication, Film, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address
Consumer and Family Studies: Family Studies
Criminal Justice: Administration of Justice, Criminal Justice, Criminology
Earth Sciences: Geology, Science
Economics: Economics, International Economics
Education: Childhood Studies
Engineering: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
English: English, Film Studies, Linguistics, Writing
Environmental Studies: Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies
Food Science: Food Services Management
Foreign Language: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish
General Studies: Arts and Science, Classical Studies, Gender Studies, Liberal Studies, Social Sciences
Geography and Urban Studies: Community Development, Geography, Real Estate
Health and Safety Sciences: Community Health, Exercise Science, Health Science
Information Studies: Computer Science, Information Systems
International Studies: International Studies
Mathematics: Mathematics, Statistics
Performing Arts: Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music/Jazz Studies, Theater Arts/Drama
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy
Political Science: International Studies, Political Science
Sociology/Social Work: Gender Studies, Social Science, Social Work, Sociology, Womens Studies
Speech Pathology and Audiology: Speech Pathology and Audiology
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
Figures are current as of 8/12/2014.
Important Notes: Tuition is higher for differential programs (business, fine and performing arts, engineering, and honors). Consult the NSE coordinator for additional information.
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 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.