Northern Kentucky University 

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Financial Aid:
Degree-seeking students can apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA can be completed online at When completing the FAFSA, be sure to indicate the NKU school code: #009275. 


Northern Kentucky University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.