Northern Kentucky University Comparison

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Northern Kentucky University
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Location Highland Heights, KY
Setting Large Suburban
Students 14,764
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $9,648
Tuition (Out of State) $19,296
Room & Board $9,912
Avg Net Price $9,338
Avg Grant Aid $8,295
% Receiving Grant Aid 90%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 89.3%
Avg High School GPA 3.24
Admissions Standards Average
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 20/26
SAT Range 990/1230
Application Deadline Jul 1, 2020


Graduation Rate 37%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $39,700
Making Student Loan Payments 53%
Median Student Loan Debt $24,950
Median Loan Payment $257
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard