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Northern Kentucky University

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Only minutes away from Greater Cincinnati and surrounded by distinctive neighborhoods and thriving businesses, NKU is a diverse, dynamic and great place to be.

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NKU is Now Test Optional

Significant changes have been made to the NKU's admissions and student support process, eliminating standardized test scores, such as the ACT and SAT for many students. Learn more about how the newly implemented program will simplify the admissions process and reduce higher education barriers for diverse learners read the press release.

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Advancing Student Success Through Strategic Planning

Looking beyond traditional strategic planning methodologies, NKU's Success by Design strategic plan focuses on student success. The framework was purposefully designed to align resources, decisions, and processes around prospective, incoming, and current learners. Visit the site to learn more about the First Five Initiatives of Success by Design.

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NKU's Got Game

NKU is now competing in the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE), the largest varsity collegiate esports association. Join the new Esports team for the Fall Cup schedule of Rocket League on their Twitch channel. Watch the live stream or replay, meet the varsity team and get the schedule now at: nku.edu/esports

 

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Cabinet Positions Now Available:   Provost & EVP for Academic Affairs  VP for Student Affairs

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#NextStopNKU

Seven colleges and five schools with more than 80 programs to kindle your passion.

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Two female students performing contemporary dance on stage.

Not your average art school.

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School of the Arts

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Follow your passion. Make a difference.

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College of Arts
and Sciences

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Engagement.
Innovation. Impact.

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Haile/US Bank
College of Business

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Learn. Lead. Succeed.

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College of Education

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Innovation and education.

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College of Health and Human Services

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Male student looking into a microscope.

Aspire to do more.

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Honors College

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Information
at our core.

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College of Informatics

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Our graduates are practice-ready.

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Salmon P. Chase
College of Law

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What can you do here?

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Double major. Choose one major and three minors. Choose two majors and one minor.

Your time at NKU doesn’t have to – and shouldn’t – be one-dimensional. 

Explore Majors & Programs  Minors  Certificates  Micro-Credentials

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The Possibilities Are Endless

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