Northern Kentucky University (NKU) is a four-year public university accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. It was founded in 1968 and has grown into a thriving metropolitan university. It is located at Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, Kentucky.

Highland Heights was primarily a rural site until the establishment of Northern Kentucky University. It offers a small-town feel while providing accessibility to the entertainment opportunities of the big city. The campus itself is nestled in the hills of a quiet suburb in the northern part of Kentucky.

There are more than 15,000 students attending the various programs offered by Northern Kentucky University. Their educational needs are served by almost 2,400 faculty and staff. All classes are taught by faculty members with no graduate teaching assistants utilized for handling of classes. Full-time faculty members number at 552. Student/faculty ratio is 17:1.

NKU’s academic offerings include 70 bachelor’s degrees, 6 associate degrees, 20 graduate programs, 30 graduate certificates, 1 Juris Doctor and 1 Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership. The most popular degree majors include Nursing, Education, Criminal Justice, Business Administration and Psychology.

The offered programs lead to associate and bachelor’s degrees. Also offered are various pre-professional programs in Dentistry, Engineering, Forestry, Law, Medicine, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Veterinary Medicine and Wildlife Management. Providing the programs are the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education and Human Services, the College of Informatics, College of Health Professions and College of Law. Graduate online tuition costs $ 384.00 plus $ 30.00 per credit hour.

For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, athletics, school rankings, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact Northern Kentucky University.