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  • Locations: California, PA, United States;
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: LSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2019 09/14/2018 09/14/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
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Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA Required: 2.5
APA Program Type: NSE Exchange - Domestic/Canada Credit Type: LSU credits via transfer
APA Advisor: Marissa Baham US State: Pennsylvania - PA
NSE Tuition Plan(s): Plan A, Plan B
Program Description:

California University of Pennsylvania

California University of Pennsylvania

Located in the Laurel Highlands foothills of tree-blanketed southwestern Pennsylvania, California University rests on the banks of the Monongahela River in a peaceful small town setting. NSE students have access to outdoor recreation activities, including nationally recognized Ohio Pyle State Park and also to the city of Pittsburgh, often ranked a most liveable city in America by national publications. NSE students are personally provided with opportunities to experience the variety the region presents, including a weekend trip to Gettysburg National Battlefield in the fall.

The university was founded in 1852 and presently focuses on taking an active role in the resurgence of the Southwestern Pennsylvania region. All residence halls have been newly constructed with climate controlled apartment-style design. Other extensive new construction includes academic buildings and recreational facilities. A 180 acre recreation complex is also readily available to students.

Campus Location

California University of Pennsylvania is located 35 miles south of Pittsburgh in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Helpful Information

Computer Science courses may be limited. Legal Studies courses may be limited. Access to 100 or 200 level general education oriented courses is highly limited

Fast Facts

Campus Statistics

Location Setting Pop. Enroll Housing Lang. Type
California, PA College town 6,816 8,243 26% on-campus English Semester

Campus Diversity

White African Amer. Hispanic Asian Native Amer. Int'l Other
80% 7% 2% 1% 1% 1% 8%

Available Tuition Payment Plans

Plan A Plan B
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus. You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants. OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
Placement availabilities may change at any time. Please reference the school's profile page on NSE.org for updated information.

Payment Estimates

Plan A Tuition/Fees Housing/Meals
$4,968 $5,043
These prices are estimates and are subject to change. Please reference the host university site for accurate details.

Programs of Study Open to NSE Students

For an accurate list of programs of study open to NSE students, please reference the list of "Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students" on the NSE School Profile for California University of Pennsylvania

This list is maintained by the host NSE coordinator and is kept up-to-date. All classes taken while on an NSE exchange will transfer back as LSU credit. The LSU NSE coordinator will work with you to determine course equivalencies.

 

Special Conditions

For a full list of special conditions, please visit www.NSE.org and search the NSE section of the APA website.

GPA and Other Academic Requirements

  • 2.5 GPA

Exchange Preferences

  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus

Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)

  • Available

Non-Native English Speakers

  • TOEFL: must have a score of 550 paper, 213 computer or 79 Internet

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students

  • No graduate students

Summer Exchange

  • Plan A/B

International Students (Visa Students)

  • Will accept on Plan A