Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, Kentucky

Overview

AddressNunn Drive
School Websitewww.nku.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Northern Kentucky University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Highland Heights, Kentucky that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 5,995 students applied to Northern Kentucky University. Of those students, 5,351 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Northern Kentucky University was $9,648, in addition to fees of $384. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Northern Kentucky University.

Northern Kentucky University has a 44% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Northern Kentucky University acceptance rate is 89%. To put this into perspective, 5,351 of the 5,995 students who applied to Northern Kentucky University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Northern Kentucky University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Northern Kentucky University had an SAT score between the range of 990 and 1,230. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Northern Kentucky University was between 20 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Northern Kentucky University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Northern Kentucky University, the tuition for in-state residents is $9,648. Combined with fees of $384, room and board costs of $9,912, other expenses of $2,500 and the $800 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $23,244.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $19,680 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Northern Kentucky University to $32,892 for out-of-state students.

Students at Northern Kentucky University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Northern Kentucky University was $5,154 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 40%.

Northern Kentucky University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio19:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Northern Kentucky University.

Northern Kentucky University has a good gender split, with 58% of undergraduates being female and 42% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Kentucky residents; in fact, 72% of all students reside in Kentucky. However, 27% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Northern Kentucky University is 19:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Northern Kentucky University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 36% students enroll at Northern Kentucky University part-time; the other 9,503 students enrolled full-time.

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