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A: Attend an Information session - click here to sign up. Or come to the International and Exchange Student Center in the University Student Union and speak with Juliet Aylmer. You can also pick up a booklet showing you all the colleges that you can study at in the U.S. You can also email Juliet for an appointment at Juliet.firstname.lastname@example.org (remember to include your cell phone, so she can call you to make an appointment).
Information is on-line here. You will find a link here to sign up for a Study Abroad/NSE workshop. The workshops run three times a week from August-late November. They last for 1 hour and will provide you with a lot of information, as well as provide an opportunity to ask any questions.
A: The National Student Exchange program offers 190 different schools within the United States, its territories and Canada.
A: Yes. Students can apply for either one semester, or an academic year
A: Yes, the minimum requirement for the NSE program is 2.5.
A: Generally speaking, no.
A: Come by the International and Exchange Student Center and speak with Juliet. She will give you a paper application and answer any questions you may have. You will need 1 letter of recommendation from faculty, unofficial transcript from CSUN, the NSE application fee and the completed paper application
A: Yes. You will apply as Linked students. Your applications will be processed together for either your first choice college only, or all the colleges on your list.
A: Depending on which school you apply to, you can usually choose whether you pay CSUN fees, or the host institution's tuition fees. Transportation, room and board and personal expenses will be your responsibility.
A: Yes. Whatever financial aid you receive here at CSUN you will receive while on exchange, either from CSUN, or your host institution.
A: No. Our programs are specifically for undergraduate students.
A: Yes. You will receive Transfer Credit while on exchange in the NSE program.
A: No, all NSE students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 units per semester.
A: There is a non-refundable application fee of $150 (as of March 2008). However, students can list up to 5 college choices on their application form.