One of the fastest-growing universities in the region, Northern Kentucky University serves more than 15,000 students from 40 states and 55 countries. NKU offers 79 bachelor's, two associate and 23 graduate degree programs.

In addition to programs at the Highland Heights campus, NKU provides dozens of online degree options, the Program for Adult Centered Education (PACE) at Campbell Hall and an extended location in Grant County, Kentucky.

Northern Kentucky University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).