Cleveland State has been a proud member of the National Student Exchange consortium since 2001. Over the past twenty years we have sent over 40 undergraduate students on exchange for a semester or year-long adventure to various universities within the consortium in the USA and Canada.
(CSU student Louis exchanging to the University of Utah)
The University of Oregon, University of Hawaii-Manoa, University of Montana, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Queens College, Stonybrook University, and the University of Calgary are among the schools CSU students have attended. With exchange options in all 50 states, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and 7 Canadian provinces, there is sure to be a great place for everyone.
In return, Cleveland State has had the privilege of hosting over 38 students from universities as varied as University of Colorado- Colorado Springs, Universidad de Puerto Rico-Bayamon, Université de Sherbrooke, Oklahoma State University, Portland State University, University of Texas-San Antonio, New College of Florida and University of New Hampshire. Every year more than 1,700 students nationally participate in this program.
Membership can fluctuate from year to year. Please check the current available list of participating campuses on the NSE.org website for the complete list of member campuses available to qualifying undergraduates wishing to participate in the exchange.
The National Student Exchange (NSE) provides opportunities for you, as an undergraduate, to study for up to one calendar year at another NSE member college or university. With nearly 180 colleges and universities from which to choose, you should be able to find a campus with just the right combination of courses, facilities, and environment to meet your personal and academic needs and interests.
As you consider the possibilities, notice that NSE extends beyond the borders of the United States to include U.S. territories as well as some Canadian provinces. Students participate in order to:
If you qualify for participation, you will join the more than 85,000 students who have been placed in life-changing exchange situations which challenged their thinking, expanded their educational and personal experiences, and encouraged them to take risks and reap the rewards of doing so.
(CSU student Marie exchanging at Stony Brook University, New York)
What is NSE - National Student Exchange Student Interviews