National Student Exchange (NSE)

NSE students


To be considered for the program, fill out the Information Form and pay the $200 application fee at Student Services in the ESSC. Please email for the payment form needed.


The National Student Exchange, a not-for-profit education consortium, provides affordable and practical opportunities for students enrolled at member campuses to study and live in a new location. NSE students have found their exchanges culturally enriching, academically rewarding, and one of the most significant experiences of their undergraduate education.

Nearly 200 member universities

  • United States
  • Canada
  • Guam
  • Puerto Rico
  • U.S. Virgin Islands

Students participate in NSE to:


  • Broaden personal and educational perspectives
  • Experience new cultures
  • Explore new areas of study
  • Learn from different professors
  • Access new courses
  • Experience personal growth
  • Meet new people
  • Make new friends
  • Acquire life skills
  • Live in a different area 
  • Investigate graduate schools
  • Seek future employment
  • Become more independent and resourceful

If you are interested in exploring NSE, go to to find your host college. 

For questions or if you are ready to be placed, contact or 940-565-2474.

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