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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

Nunn Drive Highland Heights, KY 41099
Phone: (859) 572-5100
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Northern Kentucky University
  • Located in Highland Heights, KY
  • Public
  • 15,716 students enrolled
  • 66% admitted
  • $8,088 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Amanda from Crestwood, KY
  • Nov-22-2015 I am a past student here

    Red, read, read your textbooks. It'll help so much and sometimes there are test questions not brought up in class, but through the reading material.

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  • Ariel from Loveland, OH
  • Jun-19-2015 I am a current student here

    Get involved in clubs, activities. Go to the sporting events, NKU needs the push from our students supporting the sport events of both mens and womens to help make us an even more attractive university.

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  • MacKenzie from Hopkinsville, KY
  • Jan-14-2015 I am a current student here

    Invest in warm clothes- the wind is horrible and cuts right through you in the winter. Be prepared to walk up lots of hills and stairs.

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  • Lauren from Covington, KY
  • Dec-29-2014 I am a current student here

    NKU is a commuter college (most students drive to campus and leave right after classes). Living in/near campus or joining a club makes you forget about the commuter part. If you are willing to be involved you will make many friends and experience a greatly fulfilling college experience.

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  • Sarah from Burlington, KY
  • Jun-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Do not be intimidated by the professors here - they all became teachers because they care about their students. They want you to visit them during office hours or email them with questions.

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