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NISET ADMISSIONS INFORMATION
The admissions process is a streamlined, online process through the application service, Populi. Students interested in applying for NISET’s Online Surveyor Certificate Program should review the Admissions Requirements, Admissions Process, and Tuition fees. For students interested in transferring into NISET’s online surveyor certificate program, please refer to the Transfer Student Guide at the bottom of the page. NISET’s online surveyor certification is affordable program compared to other services and schools, payment options can be found on the Financial Aid page.
(MUST MEET ONE OF THE FOLLOWING):
1. Successfully complete a high school diploma or a pre-college high school curriculum equivalent in content and rigor (i.e. GED)
2. Satisfy ACT’s College Readiness Benchmarks (English-18, Reading-22, Mathematics-22, and Science-23) on the ACT assessment
3. Earn at least: 1500 out of 2400 SAT assessment score (score considers: Verbal, Math, & Writing) (Exam dates prior to March 5,2016)
4. Achieve a minimum score of 480 on the Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) test and minimum score of 530 on the mathematics test (no combined score) (Exam dates on or after March 5,2016)
1. Submit Your Supporting Documentation (HS, GED, Test Scores, Etc.)
2.Submit Any Prior Coursework as an Official Transcript
3.Set Up Meeting with Director
4.NISET Will Review Your Application and Give a Decision within 3 Business Days
5.If Accepted, Student will Sign an Enrollment Agreement and Choose Payment Options
WANT TO TRANSFER TO NISET?
A: All courses at NISET cost $300 per credit hour. The Certificate is 32 credit hours, multiplied by $300,
equals $9,600. There are no other costs, fees, or charges except books (actual retail price).
A: All courses at NISET cost $300 per credit hour. The Associates of Applied Science is 60 credit hours,
multiplied by $300, equals $18,000. There are no other costs, fees, or charges except books (actual retail
A: No. NISET was created to serve students nationwide. There is no extra cost depending on which state
you live in.
A: No. About half of the classes involve field work. These labs are completed by the student finding a
“mentor” that is a licensed Professional Land Surveyor. The PLS provides the equipment and
mentorship. The PLS and the student meet throughout the semester, as necessary, to complete the field
labs together and the student’s field notebook is submitted to the professor for grading.
A: NISET intends on being accredited by the 2021 – 2022 academic year.
A: NISET currently offers a Certificate of Land Surveying Engineering. Our Associates of Applied Science
of Land Surveying Engineering is launching in 2021 and our Bachelor of Applied Science of Land
Surveying Engineering is launching in 2023.
A: The best place to find a list of classes for the current academic year is at
https://landsurveycareer.com/academics/ then scroll to “CLASSES FOR 2020.”
A: NISET is currently only available to U.S. citizens.
A: Our application with the Veteran’s Administration is currently pending. Funding through the GI Bill
will be available for NISET’s courses as of May 2021.
A: Absolutely! NISET’s programs are meant to be “building blocks” starting with the certificate, moving
up to an Associates, and ending with a Bachelors degree. All courses taken at NISET are automatically
A: Yes, please contact us using the button at the top banner of the NISET website and indicate that you
would like to be mailed information. Be sure to include your mailing address.
A: Students may pay by credit/debit card, private student loans, or income sharing agreement. To learn
more about all of these options visit https://landsurveycareer.com/aid/
A: To find a full list of required courses, visit https://landsurveycareer.com/academics/#certificate
A: The AS curriculum has not been finalized but the current requirements may be found in the catalog
available at https://landsurveycareer.com/catalog/