Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, KY, USA
3.66 Average Rating

Northern Kentucky University is a 4-year public university in the greater Cincinnati area. NKU confers bachelor’s degrees in over 70 academic fields of study. In addition to classroom facilities, the Northern Kentucky campus is home to a laser-projection and classroom-accessible planetarium. To promote diversity on campus, Northern Kentucky oversees the NKU R.O.C.K.S. program that helps ease the transition to college life for African American students.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
70%
Out-Of-State Students
32%
0
100
91%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 24
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1068
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision February 15, 2019 May 1, 2019
Other May 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
14,542
Total Number of Undergrads
12,380
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
13%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
36%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
19:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$9,338
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$9,744
Out-of-State Tuition
$19,104
0
100
69%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
87%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,913
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
195
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Cincinnati
Louisville
Lexington
Columbus
Atlanta
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$39,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.66 Average Rating
An Excellent University! Building up to become one of the leading schools in the area. Safe and Affordable.
Beau from Cincinnati, OH
NKU is a great school to go to. Most of the teachers are very challenging and understanding. It is also reasonably priced for such a large campus & great teachers.
Sarah from Highland Heights, KY

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