Northern Kentucky University

#2308 / #658
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#782
Most Desirable School
Public university in Highland Heights, Kentucky

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About Northern Kentucky University

According to Wikipedia, Northern Kentucky University is a public university in Highland Heights, Kentucky. It is primarily an undergraduate institution with over 14,000 students; over 12,000 are undergraduate students and nearly 2,000 are graduate students. Northern Kentucky University is the third largest university, behind the University of Cincinnati and Miami University, of Greater Cincinnati's four large universities and the youngest of Kentucky's eight, although it joined the state system before the University of Louisville. Notable among the university's programs are the Salmon P. Chase College of Law and the College of Informatics, founded in 2006.

Northern Kentucky University's Online Degrees

BA Health Communication
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BA Communication Studies
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BA Criminal Justice
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS Nursing (RN-to-BSN)
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS Business Administration
Degree Concentrations
  • General Business
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Health Science
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BS in Respiratory Care
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BA Integrative Studies
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BA Organizational Leadership
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BA Psychology
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
BA Sociology
  • Required Credits: 120-128
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Education
Degree Concentrations
  • Special Education
  • Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Learning and Behavior Disorders
  • Moderate and Severe Disabilities
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MA in Teaching
Degree Concentrations
  • Middle Grades
  • Secondary Education
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
Master of Legal Studies
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Nursing
Degree Concentrations
  • Nursing Education Concentration
  • Nurse Executive Leadership Concentration
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult-Gero Acute Care NP
  • Psych-Mental Health NP
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Degree Concentrations
  • Professional Track
  • Master of Accountancy Data Analytics/Data Visualization Track
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
Master of Accountancy
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Health Administration
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Health Informatics
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
Master of Social Work
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Cybersecurity
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online
MS in Health Informatics
  • Required Credits: 30-36
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: Online

Northern Kentucky University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
6,68687%47%113023

How Much Does Northern Kentucky University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$9,912$384

How Much Do Northern Kentucky University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Northern Kentucky University, then you can expect to earn an average of $41,800 per year. You also have a 89% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Northern Kentucky University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
11,7979,4302,367

Where is Northern Kentucky University?

Northern Kentucky University is located at Nunn Drive, Highland Heights KY 41099

How Safe is Northern Kentucky University?

Northern Kentucky University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Highland Heights has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Northern Kentucky University Known For?

Northern Kentucky University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Northern Kentucky University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Northern Kentucky University's Most Influential Alumni?

Northern Kentucky University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Anthropology, Communications, and Criminal Justice. Here are some of Northern Kentucky University's most famous alumni:

Gary Webb
Gary Webb
An American investigative journalist.
Steve Zahn
Steve Zahn
An American stand-up comedian.
George Clooney
George Clooney
An American actor, filmmaker, and activist.
David W. Mack
David W. Mack
An Artist.
Howard Storm
An American writer.
Rich Boehne
An American media executive.
Hollis Hammonds
Hollis Hammonds
An American installation artist.
Jeff Walz
Jeff Walz
An American basketball player-coach.
Terry McCreary
Terry McCreary
An American admiral.
Brigham McCown
Brigham McCown
An American lawyer.
Michelle M. Keller
An American justice.
Josh Lueke
An American baseball player.

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