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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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What is Your Passion?

During this season of giving back, take the opportunity to make an investment in a mission you care about. When you support your NKU passion, your generosity makes an impact the lives of students, in the region and the world. Make a difference by giving today. Support your passion.

NKU Ranks Among Best in Kentucky for Return on Educational Investment

Northern Kentucky University ranks as the second-best value school among Kentucky universities and colleges, according to the latest study by SmartAsset. Read the press release for more information.

NKU joins Moon Shot for Equity

NKU, Gateway Community and Technical College, Miami University, and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College announced today that they have joined “Moon Shot for Equity,” a national initiative that aims to close equity gaps within regional cohorts of two- and four-year colleges and universities by 2030. Learn more about Moon Shot for Equity.

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

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What can you do here?


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.

  • A Historic Save

    A Historic Save

    "No matter what happens, I want to stay true to who I am. It’s such a big deal to me to have this opportunity. Everything I worked for led to this moment, and I know how many doors can open just from this chance. "

  • Student Spotlight: Chandra Huff

    Student Spotlight: Chandra Huff

    “The information I’m learning and the feedback I’m getting from my professors—and even my classmates—is going to make me a better social worker."

  • Orientation Leader Spotlight: Julia Bottoms

    Orientation Leader Spotlight: Julia Bottoms

    "I have had the most amazing professors and bosses here at NKU that truly seek to cultivate an environment where students from all walks of life with a diverse array of dreams and aspirations can thrive throughout their time in college and beyond."

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