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Northern Kentucky University


Overview

Student Population
14,456
 Location Highland Heights, Kentucky
 Online nku.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Highland Heights, Kentucky, Northern Kentucky University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 5,852 prospective students applied, and 5,289 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,145 enrolled in the school.  9,740 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,716 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $9,360 plus fees of $384. NKU is ranked 956 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Average
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1070/1280
ACT20/26
GPA3.24
Applications Accepted
90.4%
Applications DueJul 1, 2019
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Kentucky Resident Tuition
$9,360
In State Costs for Northern Kentucky University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$384
Room and Board $9,732
Budget for Other Expenses$2,500
Total One Year Cost$22,776
Out of State Tuition
$18,720
Out of State Costs for Northern Kentucky University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$384
Room and Board $9,732
Budget for Other Expenses$2,500
Total One Year Cost$32,136

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$39,700 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
37% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Northern Kentucky University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 26%
Health Professions 11%
Education 9%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%
Social Sciences 6%