Northern Kentucky University

Category: Large public | State: KY

About Northern Kentucky University

As a public comprehensive university located in a major metropolitan area, Northern Kentucky University (NKU) delivers innovative, student-centered education and engages in impactful scholarly and creative endeavors, all of which empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives, while contributing to the economic, civic, and social vitality of the region. NKU is a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati. Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost.

Military Friendly Ratings

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Why you should attend?

NKU has a Veterans Resource Station which is a combination of services, programs, support, social space, and the veterans office which houses the veterans staff. The Veterans Resource Station is centrally located on campus in the Student Success Center. We are also a PAVE mentoring university, which provides incoming students with a student veteran mentor. In addition, we expanded veteran certification by embedding a certifying official in our one-stop shop located in the Registrar's suite.

Ratings

Top Degrees

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A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $9,648 $14,592 $7,356 $11,316
Fees $400 $400 $200 $200
Room $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000
Board $3,800 $3,800 $3,800 $3,800
Books $600 $600 $600 $600
Other Expenses N/A N/A N/A N/A
Totals $19,448 $24,392 N/A N/A