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Are you ready to join 16,000 students who call NKU their home away from home? Want to learn from professors who will know you by name? Want to be connected to over 78,000 graduates who are now proud NKU alumni? Take the next step and explore NKU as we move Onward Together.

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NKU Ranks Among Most Innovative Universities In The World

Northern Kentucky University is among one of the most innovative universities in the world, according to a new report by World’s Universities with Real Impact (WURI.) Read the full article.

NKU Selected by Amazon as an Education Partner for Career Choice Program

The program provides Amazon’s hourly employees access to nearly all undergraduate opportunities at NKU! The benefit covers tuition, fees and course materials. Learn more about eligiblity and how it works.

Providing Essential Workforce Tools

Professional Development opportunities can help your company excel, as long as you know where to find them! Listen to the NKY Spotlight Podcast to learn more about NKU's Professional Development & Continuing Education program and why these resources are so essential to today’s workforce. Listen to the podcast.

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80+ Majors // 22 Master's Programs // 1 Law School

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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. 

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Access the latest NKU Magazine stories featuring the accomplishments of our students, faculty, staff and alumni. View the latest magazine issue.

  • NKU's First-Year Robotics Team Places Fourth in World Championship

    NKU's First-Year Robotics Team Places Fourth in World Championship

    NKU's student robotics team — NUKE Robotics — returns from the 2022 VEX Robotics World Championship ranked fourth overall in head-to-head competition within the technology division in the team's first full year of competition.

  • Lily Gamel

    Afternoon Commencement Speaker: Lily Gamel

    "I came to NKU to just get a degree, and I am coming out with so much more. I feel that I am not the same person I was when I first started at NKU because it has been such a transformative journey.”

  •  Commencement: Celebrating Our May 2022 Grads

    Commencement: Celebrating Our May 2022 Grads

    There are a handful of outstanding graduating seniors who Northern Kentucky University would like to recognize for their personal commitments to their classwork, the university and the surrounding communities.

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