Information Sessions

To learn more about the NSE program, please view the NSE information session. After viewing the video, please complete the survey found below the video.


How to apply

After viewing the information session, make an appointment with Eleanor Wolgast at to obtain an application form and discuss your application.

NSE Application Form

You can choose up to five colleges on your application form. You will only be placed at one school, so it is important that you list your schools in order of preferencePast participants in the program have all been placed at one of their five choices. 

To find out which colleges offer your major, visit the National Student Exchange website.

  • Click on the "Students" section
  • Select "Click to Search by Major"

Select your major from the drop down menu and all the colleges that offer your major will be listed. You can then select up to five colleges to put on your application form.

The priority closing date is Feb. 24, 2017. It is strongly advised that you submit your application by the priority deadline.

The FINAL closing date is March 3, 2017.

Application fee

There is a non-refundable application fee which is currently $250*. This fee must be paid at the time you submit your application by check or money order made payable to CSUN NSE. The NSE Central Office charges CSUN for all student placements, which is why the fee is charged to NSE applicants.

*subject to change without notice