To find out more about National Student Exchange (NSE), please attend a FREE information session. Information sessions are only offered in the Fall semester. To find out information after the end of the Fall semester, please visit and select the Students tab. You can then select a State and research the NSE schools offered in that state.

If you need to find out which schools offer your Major, under Resources, select Majors and select your Major from the drop down menu. You can then select the state and research the school fully online.

The priority closing date is February 7, 2014. It is strongly advised that you submit your application by the priority deadline.

The final closing date is February 28, 2014.

How to apply

Make an appointment with to obtain an application form and discuss your application. You can also download an application form here.

You can choose up to 5 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 preference.

Past participants in the program have all been placed at ONE of their five choices.

Application fee

There is a non-refundable application fee which is currently $150. This fee must be paid at the time you submit your application. The NSE charges CSUN for all student placements, which is why the fee is payable by you.