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National Student Exchange

National Student Exchange

Expand your learning opportunities

Spend a semester or an academic year at one of over 180 campuses
throughout the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

A select set of Canadian universities welcome NSE students.

Pay WKU tuition, while taking courses that may complement your WKU degree.


Why choose NSE?

  • Add value to your WKU degree
  • Explore new places
  • Experience personal growth
  • Make new friends
  • Acquire life skills
  • Live in a different area
  • Investigate graduate schools
  • Improve career opportunities


Application Deadlines

  • For Fall 2019:
    February 14, 2019
  • For Spring 2020:
    February 14, 2019
  • For Academic Year 2019-2020:
    February 14, 2019
    Individual exchange options vary on deadlines
    and choices become more limited the longer you wait.

Application Items

  • Interview:
    Required after application complete.
  • Application Fee of $200
    Required after interview.

Advising and Guidance

  • For individuals or groups to get you rolling with the NSE process, set up an appointment with the WKU NSE Coordinator.
  • Office: HCIC 3041

    Phone: 270-745-4512

The information on this website is provided for your convenience, but the WKU NSE Student Manual is the official source for all guidelines, rules and procedures for decisions related to your participation in NSE.  It is expected that you will review this handbook.

WKU is not liable for accidents or injuries sustained in transit to host schools or during the exchange program. Make sure you have adequate major medical insurance coverage. WKU is not liable for any dissatisfaction with an exchange placement or experience.

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 Last Modified 10/26/18