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On Campus:25%
  • Fall 08/21-12/08
  • Spring 01/08-05/04

Tuition & Payments
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 Room And Meals:

Additional Information
Receive From Canada

Campus Diversity
0%Native/First Nation
0%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
4%Two or more races

Campus Links
Home Page
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

The University of Northern Colorado is located 1 hour from Rocky Mountain National Park and 1 hour from Denver, Colorado. It offers high quality programs in Education, Business, and the Performing Arts. It is a student-centered university where it is easy to make personal connections with faculty, staff, and students. Students have the opportunity to get involved with 100's of campus organizations. UNC provides an outdoor pursuits program enabling students to rent outdoor equipment for free, participate in camping, hiking, rafting, or kayaking trips within the region, or check out bicycles for use on campus.

Campus Location - Located in Northern Colorado's Front Range, the University of Northern Colorado provides easy access to both city life and outdoor pursuits. Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins are all only an hour away if you're in the mood for live music, shows, dining or shopping. Head to one of our national parks for skiing/snowboarding, hiking, rafting, camping, rock climbing and more.

Closed Programs
Nursing, Theatre, Visual Arts

Sports and Excercise Science

Notable Academic Programs

  • Educational Studies
  • Business
  • Sports Management/Administration

Unique Academic Programs

  • African Studies
  • American Sign Language
  • Chinese (some courses)
  • Criminal Justice

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology

Area Studies: African Studies, Asian/Oriental Studies, Chicano/Mexican American Studies, Chinese Studies (minor), Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, Gerontology, Hispanic Studies, International Studies, Japanse Studies (minor), Mexican American Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Visual Arts

Athletics: Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Fitness and Sports Science, Physical Education, Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Cell Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Biology

Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Finance/Banking, Management, Marketing

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication

Consumer and Family Studies: Family Studies

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Forensic Science

Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Earth Science, Geology, Meteorology, Science

Economics: Economics

Education: Bilingual, Early Childhood, Educational Administration and Supervision, Elementary Education, English, French, Junior High/Middle School, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Reading, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish, Special Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), Theatre Education

English: English

Environmental Studies: Environmental Sciences, Sustainability Studies

Food Science: Nutrition

Foreign Language: Chinese, English as a Foreign Language, French, German, Japanese (some courses), Spanish

General Studies: Gender Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

Geography and Urban Studies: Geographic Information Sciences & Emergency Management, Geography

Health and Safety Sciences: Community Health, Dietetics, Exercise Science, Nursing

History: History

Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Tourism Management

Information Studies: Computer Information Systems

International Studies: International Studies

Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Mathematics-Physics

Performing Arts: Acting, Dance, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Theater, Theater Education

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Ethics, Philosophy

Physics: Physics

Political Science: International Studies, Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Recreation: Recreation

Sociology/Social Work: Applied Sociology, Human Services, Social Science, Sociology

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Deaf Studies, Speech Pathology and Audiology

Quick Links Registration Priority
  • According to class standing
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of N/A paper, N/A computer or 70 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • N/A
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan B
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
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 B: 15 ($275 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 7/12/2017.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit: $200 Year Plan B Mandatory
Health Insurance: $1,240 Semester Plan B Optional
Parking Fee: $320 Year Plan B Optional

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $1170 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan B
For eligible 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.
  • Figures are current as of 7/12/2017.
  • 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: $5,600 (includes meals)
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $600
  • Proximity to campus: .25 miles
Notes About Housing
We have several on-campus housing options available for NSE students.

Meal Plans Per Semester

  • Meal purchase is not required for on campus living.
  • $3110 declining balance plan.
  • $2890 per semester for 19 meals per week.
  • $2640 per semester for 14 meals per week.
  • $2355 per semester for 10 meals per week.
Notes About Meal Plans
Lawrenson Hall does not require a meal plan, but all other residence halls require NSE students to hold a meal plan of some sort.

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