Northern Kentucky University

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Public university in northern Kentucky located in Highland Heights, 11 km southeast of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio

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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 Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
6,686 87% 47% 1130 23

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 Body Under-Grads Graduates
11,797 9,430 2,367

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.