FAST FACTS
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Location:San Juan
Setting:Urban
Population:371,309
Enrollment:5,892
On Campus:8%
Language:Spanish
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 08/19-12/13
  • Spring 01/21-05/22

Tuition & Payments
PLAN A: OPEN
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

PLAN B: UNEVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:
$3,425

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$4,650

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
PLAN A, PLAN B

Campus Diversity
0%Caucasian
0%African American
99%Hispanic
0%Asian American
0%Native American
1%International
0%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog
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.
Find Your NSE Office


Universidad del Sagrado Corazon (USC), the oldest private educational institution in Puerto Rico, was established in 1880. USC is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the Puerto Rico Council on Higher Education, Council on Social Work and the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. USC incorporated undergraduate research experiences in most programs. USC is the only Puerto Rican university recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in their "Community Engagement" and "Outreach and Partnerships" categories. Include a unique Service Learning Program that impact all academic programs, a Center for the Entrepreneurial Development of Women, an Educational Television Channel, and an Institute for the Development of the Non-Profit Sector. USC is well-known for its intercollegiate sports achievements. Dual-degree program offerings,BS/MD,BA/MS. Residential facilities.

Helpful Information - The language of instruction is Spanish.

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Area Studies: International Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Digital Arts, Graphic Design, Photography, Visual Arts

Athletics: Exercise Science, Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Biotechnology

Business: Accounting, Advertising, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, Insurance, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Public Relations, Transportation Management

Chemistry: Chemistry

Communications: Broadcasting, Communication, Film, Journalism, Mass Communication, Photo Journalism, Radio and Television Studies, Telecommunications

Criminal Justice: Systems of Justice

Education: Communications, Early Childhood, Educational Studies, Elementary Education, Kindergarten Education, Physical Education, Secondary Education

English: English, Film Studies

Environmental Studies: Ecology

Foreign Language: Romance Languages

Forestry: Biotechnology

General Studies: Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Liberal Studies, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

Health and Safety Sciences: Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Nursing

Hospitality and Tourism: Hotel/Travel Administration, Tourism Management

Information Studies: Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Systems

International Studies: International Studies

Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Computation Science

Performing Arts: Acting, Design/Technical, Directing, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Humanistic Studies

Political Science: International Studies

Psychology: Psychology

Recreation: Sports Management

Sociology/Social Work: Social Science, Social Work

Theater: Performance and Directing

Notable Academic Programs
Advertising, Digital Arts, Biology/Life Science, Psychology, Journalism

Unique Academic Programs
Public Relations, International Studies, Multimedia, Interdisciplinary Studies

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from other NSE members within my own U.S. territory
  • 2.5 GPA
  • The language of instruction is Spanish. Students must demonstrate Spanish language proficiency on their home campus prior to placement.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • Available
Summer Exchange
  • Plan A
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 3/24/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $3,425.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • 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 A students.
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 A: None.
  • Plan B: None.
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 3/24/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Application Fee: $15 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
NSE Program Fee: $150 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $25 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Health Insurance: $520 Semester Plan A & B Mandatory
ID Card: $10 Year Plan A & B Mandatory

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $520 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan A
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:

  • Pell
  • CWS
  • Perkins
  • SEOG
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 003937

Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Canada
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 3/24/2014.
  • 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
  • Double: $1,500
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $0
  • Proximity to campus:
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal plans are not available.
Notes About Meal Plans
Students can prepare their own meals in housing kitchens or use the campus cafeteria.



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