You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
PLAN B: 1:1 UNEVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
1:1 UNEVEN - Host campus accepts students first from campuses that accept its students.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees: $4,386
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $3,550
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
THE UNIVERSITY. Texas State opened its doors in 1903 and is currently the fifth largest university in Texas with 118 majors in eight colleges. With prominent faculty, the 429-acre 'hill country' campus offers an ideal environment for a rewarding education
Campus Location - Texas State University is an urban city situated between Austin and San Antonio. Commuters can conveniently travel between all three cities within an hour and a half.
Helpful Information - Please note the competitive classes listed and plan alternate choices accordingly. If you have below freshman credit hours (30) at the time of placement, you WILL be required to live on campus. All students are required to have health insurance while on exchange and proof of a meningitis vaccination is required. Texas State University has a student-friendly atmosphere with picturesque scenery, rolling hills, and an on-campus river!
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Aerospace Sciences: Aerospace Studies
Agriculture: Agricultural Business, Animal Sciences, Farm and Ranch Management, Horticulture, Land Resources, Mechanized Agriculture, Plant and Soil Systems, Plant Science, Soil Science
Anthropology: Anthropology, Archaeology
Area Studies: African Studies, Asian/Oriental Studies, Chicano/Mexican American Studies, European Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, Gerontology, Hispanic Studies, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Popular Culture, Southwest Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art History, Drawing, Interior Design, Studio Art
Athletics: Athletic Training, Coaching, Exercise Science, Fitness Management, Physical Education
Biological Sciences: Aquatic Biology, Botany/Plant Sciences, Cell Biology, Microbiology, Wildlife Biology
Business: Advertising, Public Administration, Public Relations
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry
Communications: Broadcasting, Communication, Electronic Media, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication, Newspapers, Organizational Communication, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address, Visual Communication Technology, Writing/Editing
Consumer and Family Studies: Consumer Sciences/Services, Family Economics and Resource Management, Family Studies
Criminal Justice: Corrections, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement/Police Sciences
Education: Bilingual, Child Development, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Physical Education, Reading, Secondary Education, Special Education, Technical Education
Engineering: Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering
English: Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, Professional Writing, Technical Writing, Writing
Environmental Studies: Environmental Sciences
Fashion: Apparel/Fashion Merchandising
Food Science: Nutrition
Foreign Language: French, German, Spanish
General Studies: Individualized Degree Program, Leadership Studies
Geography and Urban Studies: Applied Geography, Cartography, City Planning, Geographic Information Sciences & Emergency Management, Geography, Physical Geography, Planning, Regional Analysis/Planning, Urban Planning
Health and Safety Sciences: Clinical Laboratory Science, Communication Disorders, Dietetics, Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Health Services/Hospital Administration and Management, Medical Laboratory Technology, Medical Records Administration and Services, Respiratory Therapy, Therapeutic Recreation
Industrial Studies: Industrial Education, Industrial Technology, Industrial Technology Management
Information Studies: Computer Science, Computer Technology
International Studies: International Relations, International Studies
Marine Sciences: Marine Biology
Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics
Medieval/Renaissance Studies: Medieval/Renaissance Studies
Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC
Performing Arts: Acting, Dance, Design/Technical, Directing, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Theater, Music/Jazz Studies, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Production
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies
Physics: Applied Physics, Physics
Political Science: International Studies, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs
Recreation: Recreation, Recreation Therapy
Sociology/Social Work: Applied Sociology, Social Work, Sociology, Womens Studies
Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders
Technology: Computer Technology, Construction Technology, Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Technology
Theater: Performance and Directing
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
Figures are current as of 6/20/2012.
Important Notes: Students must have health insurance, either from home or obtained at Texas State for a nominal fee.
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.
On-campus housing is required for students below age 20 with fewer than 30 credit hours. If attending both semesters at Texas State and you sign a housing contract, the full year contract is binding. Bobcat Village apartments are the most popular housing choice for NSE students. See website. http://www.reslife.txstate.edu/Living-Options/Facilities-and-Rates/Bobcat-Village.html
Meal Plans Per Semester
For on-campus residence halls, Bobcat Village apartments has kitchens.