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Northern Kentucky University is a Public, 4 years college located in Highland Heights, Kentucky. NKU ranked 254th in National Universities and 7th in Kentucky Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 16,211 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. NKU's acceptance rate is 80.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Northern Kentucky University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
|Address||Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, KY 41099|
|Net Price Calculator||https://nku.studentaidcalculator.com/welcome.aspx|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Master's College and University (larger programs)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice|
The acceptance rate of Northern Kentucky University is 80.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 32.00%. The application fees are $40 for undergraduate programs and $40 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||80.00 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||32.00 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$40|
|Graduate Application Fees||$40|
Tuition & Fees
NKU's 2022 tuition & fees is $10,392 for Kentucky residents and $20,448 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $10,284 for Kentucky residents and $15,594 for out-of-students.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$10,392||$20,448|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$10,284||$15,594|
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 16,211 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 7,835 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. NKU has 11,507 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 4,704 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Offered Degrees and Programs
|Number of programs||145 Programs|
|Number of online programs||25 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
2 Year Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✔|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|