Northern Kentucky University

at nku you will Light the way to a successful career. You will burn bright.


From accounting to visual communication and much more, we can help you find and develop your passion. And when you do, we’re there to provide fuel for your fire, with a 17:1 student-faculty ratio, and a young, energetic campus just minutes from downtown Cincinnati. Ignite your spirit with 17 division one sports teams. Blaze new trails through study abroad in over 40 countries. Visit campus today and get the scoop on NKU.


NKU Magazine Fall/Winter 2018-19

Check out the print Fall/Winter issue of NKU Magazine today!

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Circles of Light

Michael Wilson made a career photographing some of the biggest names in entertainment. But it's not like he planned any of it.

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The Real McCoy

Annalyse McCoy chased her dreams from small-town Kentucky to the Big Apple.

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Lost Henry

NKU students bring emo back in the Bluegrass.

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Improv is Life

A comedian tickles the funny bones of senior citizens.

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Umi Visits the HIC

NKU got chummy with a Cincinnati mummy in January.

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