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Undergraduate Admission Process

Applying to NKU takes just a few simple steps!

Step 1: Apply

Complete and submit the online Application for Undergraduate Admissions with a $40 non-refundable application fee by the following transfer application deadlines:

  • Fall: Aug. 1
  • Spring: Dec. 1
  • Summer: May 1

If you experience problems with paying or sending the application, please contact:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
email: beanorse@nku.edu
telephone: 800-637-9948

Step 2: Request transcripts

Request official transcripts from all institutions attended to be mailed directly to:

Northern Kentucky University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
AC 400, Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY  41099

You are responsible for contacting all previous colleges attended to request an official transcript sent to NKU.

Step 3: Get accepted

The Office of Admissions should notify you in approximately two weeks of receiving your completed application.

Please contact the Admissions Office with questions regarding the status of your application.

Step 4: Talk with your advisor

Contact your program advisor after your admission to the university to discuss your degree requirements and registration information.

Step 5: Register for classes via MyNKU

What you can do in myNKU:

  • Financial Aid
  • Registration
  • View/Print Class Schedule
  • Review Address Information
  • View Holds
  • View Advisors
  • Access Parking Information
  • Access Forms/Instructions to request changes to Personal Information 

How to log on to myNKU:

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Graduate Admission

Step 1: Apply

Complete and submit the Graduate Application for Admission with a $40 non-refundable application fee. 

Submission Deadlines: The submission deadline is specific to the graduate program admission requirements. Deadlines for each graduate program can be found at https://inside.nku.edu/graduate/admission-process/deadlines.html

If you experience problems or have questions regarding the application, please contact:

Office of Graduate Education
email: graduate@nku.edu
telephone: 859-572-6364

Step 2: Request transcripts

Request official transcripts from all institutions attended to be mailed directly to:

Northern Kentucky University
Office of Graduate Education
1 Nunn Drive, AC 302
Highland Heights, KY  41099

You are responsible for contacting all previous colleges attended to request an official transcript sent to NKU.

Step 3: Get accepted

The Office of Graduate Education will notify you in approximately 2-4 weeks of receiving your completed application.

Please visit gradcheckmystatus.nku.edu regarding the status of your application.

Step 4: Talk with your advisor

Contact your program advisor after your admission to the university to discuss your degree requirements and registration information.

Step 5: Register for classes via MyNKU

What you can do in myNKU:

  • Financial Aid
  • Registration
  • View/Print Class Schedule
  • Review Address Information
  • View Holds
  • View Advisors
  • Access Parking Information
  • Access Forms/Instructions to request changes to Personal Information 

How to log on to myNKU:

  • Current students:  
    NKU username and password