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National Student Exchange invites membership from baccalaureate-granting colleges and universities in the United States, U.S. Territories, and Canada. Institutions must be regionally accredited or provincially recognized and committed to providing the quality of education and service practiced by NSE members.
National Student Exchange (NSE) provides accessible and affordable collegiate study away among member colleges and universities throughout the United States, Canada, and U.S Territories. Founded in 1968, NSE is the leading resource and premier provider for collegiate study away and has provided more than 120,000 exchange opportunities.
NSE is administered by experienced higher education professionals and governed by a council elected from member campuses. The non-profit NSE consortium is funded by institutional membership, grants, and student application fees. NSE enhances institution priorities for globalization, diversity, and experiential learning initiatives.
- tuition reciprocity among campuses
- expansion of course offerings
- multicultural opportunities
- financial aid portability
- enhancement of retention
- links to international programs
- exchange among honors programs
- access to internships and work cooperatives
- curriculum sharing and joint program development
NSE students exchange across state and provincial borders to take advantage of diverse academic offerings, cultural, and regional differences of member colleges and universities. Options for special programs, honors, and study abroad are also available. Students may exchange for a semester, academic year, or summer, dependent upon their academic program flexibility.
- access new courses
- widen academic boundaries
- expand research experience
- broaden educational network
- explore and appreciate new cultures
- investigate graduate or professional schools
- look for future employment opportunities
- become more independent and resourceful
- experience life from a different point of view
For More Information, including a link to the membership application,
National Student Exchange
2613 Northridge Parkway Suite 106
Ames, Iowa 50010