You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
PLAN B: EVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.
Estimated Per Quarter
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees: $2,740
Estimated Per Quarter
Costs For Room And Meals: $3,887
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
SOU offers a refreshing approach to a comprehensive liberal arts education. Many of the faculty are award winning teachers who have earned national and international recognition. Students from more than 44 states and 25 countries take advantage of an excellent liberal arts education with breadth and depth of programs combined with the personalized attention found in a small college town.
Campus Location - The SOU campus is located on the main boulevard of town making it easily accessible by bike, car or bus. It is a mile from downtown shopping, and easily accessible from all residential areas. Ashland is 12 miles from Medford, a city of 60,000 people. The airport is in Medford along with expanded shopping and other amenities. Mount Ashland, a local ski resort is a short twenty minute drive. Other recreational activities such as hiking, mountain and road biking, running, and camping are available
Helpful Information - SOU is a small, friendly campus of about 6,200 students. Class size averages 25 students. NSE students receive priority registration along with regular degree seeking students. Although not guaranteed our advising office will work closely with you to help you get the courses you need.
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Anthropology: American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Ethnic Studies
Area Studies: American Studies, Cinema and Cultural Studies, First Nation Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, International Studies, Native American Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art History, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Computer Graphics, Digital Arts, Drawing, Fine Art, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art, Theater Art
Athletics: Athletic Training, Fitness Management, Health and Fitness Teaching, Physical Education
Biological Sciences: Applied Biology, Biology/Life Science, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Entomology, Evolutionary Biology, Field Biology, Forensic Biology, Human Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Wildlife Biology
Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Finance and Operation Management, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, Personnel, Small Business Management
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry, Molecular Biochemistry
Communications: Communication, Electronic Media, Electronic Media and Culture, Electronic Media News, Electronic Media Production and Management, Film, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Journalism, Multimedia, Newspapers, Radio and Television Studies, Writing/Editing
Computer Science: Computer Game Design, Computer Network Security, System Administration
Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Criminology
Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Earth Science, Geohydrology, Geology, Hydro-Meteorology, Paleontology, Planetary and Space Sciences, Science
Economics: Applied Economics, Economics, International Economics
Education: Early Childhood, Educational Administration and Supervision, Elementary Education, Health Education, Physical Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)
English: Creative Writing, English, Literature, Professional Writing, Writing
Environmental Studies: Conservation, Ecology, Environmental Education, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Landscape Management, Sustainability Studies
Foreign Language: Language and Culture, Spanish
General Studies: Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Social Sciences
Geography and Urban Studies: Geography
Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Tourism Management
Information Studies: Computer Information Systems, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Technology
International Studies: International Studies
Performing Arts: Acting, Design/Technical, Directing, Music, Music Business/Merchandising, Music Performance, Music Theory and Composition, Theater Arts/Drama
Political Science: International Studies, Political Science
Psychology: Counseling, Psychology
Recreation: Outdoor Recreation Management, Recreation Leadership
Sociology/Social Work: Human Services, Sociology
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
Figures are current as of 7/10/2014.
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.
Please check Housing website at www.sou.edu/housing for complete description of room options.
Meal Plans Per Quarter
Please check the Housing website at www.sou.edu/housing for complete description of meal plans.