Northern Kentucky University students turn their passions into success stories. With more than 72 majors and over 14,000 students, NKU offers something for everyone – rigorous courses, innovative research opportunities, outlets for creative expression and much more. International Student & Scholar Services will support you each step of the way, from admissions to graduation and beyond.
Our international graduates work for major companies around the world. It's just another day on the job for NKU International alumnus Emmanuel Garcia at Google in Silicon Valley, California.
Experiential learning is at the heart of our academic programs. NKU international students have many opportunities to extend learning in the classroom to real-world situations both on and off campus.
NKU is just ten minutes from the city of Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati is home to eight Fortune 500 companies and was named one of Time Magazine's top 10 cities to start a new career.
At NKU, we know academic excellence - we have been ranked on Forbes "America's Top Colleges" 7 years in a row!
NKU's campus is located in the friendly suburban neighborhood of Highland Heights, Kentucky. Our campus community has been ranked as one of the safest college towns in the country year after year.
Your NKU experience doesn't end inside the classroom, and with over 200+ student organizations, a brand new state-of-the-art recreation center, and 16 dining locations, we have everything you need to feel right at home.