National Student Exchange

Now accepting applications for Spring 2020 exchange!

Apply today! 

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Where will NSE take you?

Have you considered spending a semester at another university? National Student Exchange can help! NSE enables Iowa State students to attend one of 200 colleges and universities around the U.S. including U.S. territories & Canada!

Visit a new region of the country

Experience a low-cost study away option

Take advantage of courses not available at Iowa State University 




    Application Deadlines


    Fall 2020 & Spring 2021 exchange:

    February 17, 2020

    Informational Sessions

    Every weekday at 12:10pm in 1080 Hixson-Lied Student Success Center on the East side of campus. 

    If you are not able to attend an informational session, call NSE for an individual appointment at (515) 294-6479 or schedule via ISU appointments on AccessPlus. 

    NSE Faculty & Staff 

    If you are interested in having a representative from NSE present to your class, club, learning community, or other group, please email your request to