National Student Exchange

Experience college life in a different place for one term or for an academic year!

The National Student Exchange (NSE) Program provides accessible collegiate study away to undergraduate students at member colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Students participate in NSE to access new courses, search for graduate schools or future employment, acquire life skills, and broaden their personal and educational perspectives.

Towson students pay their normal tuition and fees to Towson and room/board fees to the host campus.

Advantages of NSE

  • Broaden your personal and educational experiences
  • Explore and appreciate new cultures
  • Take courses not offered at our campus
  • Learn from different professors
  • Explore new areas of study
  • Break out of your comfort zone
  • Expand your academic program options
  • Experience personal growth
  • Investigate graduate schools or employment opportunities

Outgoing TU Students

Are you thinking about an exchange? Review the NSE Student Handbook, visit the national NSE website to view the profiles for other member campuses, and attend an upcoming info session to learn more.

Students must have a full-time enrollment status, at least a cumulative 2.5 GPA, and good academic standing to qualify for exchange.

In order to apply, make an appointment with your Towson University NSE Coordinator, , to discuss the application process and other information.

Incoming Visiting Students

If you are an incoming exchange student, you will receive information about course registration, on- and off-campus housing, and orientation by e-mail after you have submitted your Placement Acceptance Form.

If you have any questions, please contact Towson University NSE Coordinator, .

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