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  • Students

    Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend NKU.

  • Admissions

    See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at NKU. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.

  • College Costs & Financial Aid

    Learn about costs to attend NKU and how much financial aid is typically awarded.

  • Net Price Calculator

    Estimate your cost to attend NKU in a few simple steps.

  • Classes and Campus Life

    Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at NKU.

  • Student Experiences

    Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at NKU – inside and outside the classroom.

  • Majors, Graduation and Next Steps

    See which majors are most popular at NKU and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.

  • Student Success & Progress

    Discover how many students who start at NKU finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.

  • Student Learning Outcomes

    Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at NKU.

Northern Kentucky University

Northern Kentucky University, located just south of Cincinnati, offers Certificates, Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Arts and Sciences, Business, Education & Human Services, Informatics, and Health Professions. Three doctoral degrees are offered-one in the College of Education & Human Services, another in the College of Health Professions, and a Juris Doctorate in Law.

Welcome to Northern Kentucky University, a growing metropolitan university of more than 15,000 students served by 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati. Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Ky. - just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati - we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing an up close and personal educational experience. While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names.

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Living in the Norse Community

We're nestled in a suburb in Northern Kentucky. Grocery stores, restaurants, and other necessities are within walking distance for students. The campus is just 20 minutes away from a major airport and seven miles south of Cincinnati.

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NKU is a growing campus nestled in the hills of a safe and quiet suburb in Northern Kentucky with all the attributes of a larger college town. Grocery stores, restaurants, banks and post offices are conveniently within walking distance for students, and hospitals with urgent care facilities and emergency services are nearby. The campus is accessible from four major highways and just 20 minutes away from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. We're located seven miles south of downtown Cincinnati and less than two hours away from Lexington and Louisville.