Administrative Center401, Nunn Drive Highland Heights, KY 41099 859-572-5220
http://www.nku.edu admitnku@nku.edu
About Northern Kentucky University
  • Year of Foundation 1968
  • Size of Campus 397 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 12,086
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 58%, 42%, 39%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 30
  • Enrollment No. 11,611
The mission of Northern Kentucky University is to educate students to succeed in their chosen life roles; be informed, contributing members of their communities - regionally, nationally and internationally; and pursue satisfying and fulfilling lives. The university will offer a comprehensive array of baccalaureate and master's programs as well as law and other selected doctoral programs that meet regional needs. Northern Kentucky University is the commonwealth's only regional university located in a major metropolitan area. The university values its role as an integral part of the metropolitan region and recognizes the region as a powerful source of knowledge and experience that can strengthen, enhance and enrich every aspect of the university.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Union, African American Literary Society, African American Studies Club, Amigos, Association of African Charities, Black Law Students Association, Black Men's Organization, Black United Students, Black Women
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming; Freshfusion; Feast 4 Finals; Battle of the Bands; Pumpkin Bust; Student Organizaztion Celebration.
  • Number of students in fraternities 8
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Number of sororities 8
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Alpha Sigma Chi, Anointed Voices Gospel Choir, Annointed Voices Step Soldierz, Annointed Youth Organization, Baptist Student Union, Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Newman Center & Club, Chi Alpha, Christian Legal Societ
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 4%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Kappa Delta; Alpha Phi Sigma; Beta Beta Beta; Golden Key Honor Society; Lambda Pi Eta; Omicron Delta Kappa; Order of Omega; Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Sigma Iota; Pinnacle; Psi Chi; Rho Lambda; Sigma Alpha Lambda; Xi Omega
  • Number of frats 8
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 4%
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Hebron, Kentucky (12), Louisville, Kentucky (120)
  • Distance to nearest train Cincinnati, Ohio (10)
  • Distance to nearest bus Cincinnati, Ohio (8)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 10%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 11%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (100%), women's dorms, men's dorms, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, cooperative housing, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 40%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 25%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 25%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 300,258
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 600
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 9,179
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 80
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Anthropology Museum (Landrum Academic Center)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,886
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Chase College of Law Library (Nunn Hall) Greater Cincinnati Library Consortium Media Collection (Steely Library)
  • Number Of Microforms 1,433,958
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,500
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number of e-books 12,800
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 200
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years 54%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Local Boards of Education Local Banks Fidelity Financial Services
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 11%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,800
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 79%
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Cincinnati)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis