Northern Kentucky University
As a public comprehensive university located in a major metropolitan area, Northern Kentucky University delivers innovative, student-centered education and engages in impactful, scholarly and creative endeavors, all of which empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives, while contributing to the economic, civic, and social vitality of the region.
Northern Kentucky University has more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff. NKU offers 90 bachelor's degrees, two associate degrees, 24 graduate programs, one Juris Doctor, a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.
Being a student at NKU means that student will have more than a great classroom experience. Enjoy co-curricular learning opportunities from direct leadership training to interpersonal learning through active involvement with student organizations, campus activities and Greek life. The university’s lively campus community welcomes student and offer them endless opportunities to build lifelong skills, get involved, and create lasting relationships with others in the process. With a calendar that is filled year-round with activities and events, students will find there's never a dull moment at NKU.
Students can choose from among more than 200 student clubs and organizations ranging from disciplinary clubs such as the biology club to service organizations, advocacy groups, Greek organizations, sports clubs, faith-based organizations, leadership societies and more.
Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—it has become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost. While it is one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, professors still know their students' names.
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