Northern Kentucky University

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

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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.

SIX COLLEGES & ONE SCHOOL CAN SPARK ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES.

The Show Must Go On

NKU alumnus Marty Boyer finds a new stage in life.

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Lost in Translation

Four English students preserve the legacy of unsung Victorian poets.   

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JumpStarting Success

Local high school students get a jump on entrepreneurship.

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Game-Winning Shots

NKU sophomore’s passion for sports leads to a courtside role. 

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Pilot Season

NKU alumna Maggie Murphy’s Kentucky roots carried her to Hollywood success.

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By, Through and With

A Green Beret alumnus talks unconventional warfare and the power of education.

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Summerfair Emerging Artist

Megan Doebrich recently won first place at the the Summerfair Cincinnati Emerging Artists Exhibition.

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NACU Serves the Underserved

NKU's nurse-led program brings health care to disadvantaged communities.

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Ask NKU Podcast: Episode 10

John Gibson on Indie Filmmaking & Toys

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NKU Magazine: Fall/Winter 2017-18 Issue

The newest issue features a look back at the people, places and things that made NKU’s first half-century as well as what’s ahead for the university.

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aerial view of campus

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