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Success by Design:

Our Roadmap to Empowering the Future

Northern Kentucky University empowers the future of our students and enhances the economic, social and civic vitality of our region. 

Through our Success by Design strategic framework, NKU is committed to advancing student success aligned with the needs of the region through providing access to all individuals seeking a higher education, removing barriers to help students complete their higher education goals, and preparing students for productive careers and community engagement.

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Can Spark Endless Opportunities