Northern Kentucky University

country rank  401
world rank  1139

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University Overview

Founded in 1968, Northern Kentucky University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Highland Heights (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Kentucky. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Cincinnati. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Northern Kentucky University (NKU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Northern Kentucky University (NKU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 51 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym NKU
Founded 1968
Motto Quality-Made, Community-Driven
Colours Gold, white and black

University Location

Address Nunn Drive
Highland Heights (population range: 2,500-9,999)
41099 Kentucky
United States
T +1 (859) 572 5100
F +1 (859) 572 5566
Other locations Cincinnati

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 400, Northern Kentucky University, 100 Nunn Drive
Highland Heights 41099
+1 (859) 572 5220
800 637 9948

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Northern Kentucky University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019