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What is National Student Exchange (NSE)?

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National Student Exchange is a consortium of U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. (See the NSE consortium's website here.) Students who attend a school within the NSE consortium can go on exchange to any other member school. That means you can go on exchange for a semester, summer or year to schools all over the United States (including Hawaii and Puerto Rico), as well as Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Canada!

NSE provides academic opportunities and adventure. Imagine the academic choices you have when you can access courses from 190 schools! Think of the adventure, the diversity you can find among classmates and professors in new regions, and the cultural and geographical differences you can explore. NSE offers a unique chance to enhance and expand your personal and academic horizons.

 Priority application deadline for summer 2017, fall 2017, and spring 2018: 

February 17th, 2017 

Apply before this date for the best odds of placement at your first-choice school. 

Everything You Need To Know About NSE:

For Students Considering an Exchange to the U of M

See this links page for information about the U of M, the Twin Cities, and Minnesota. This information will help any incoming NSE student explore the U of M campus and the region.