China, India, Nepal, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Vietnam, France...
These are just a few of the more than 55 countries represented in Northern Kentucky University's student body. Students come to NKU from around the world for many reasons. Our reputation for educational excellence is global. Our location in Cincinnati and our proximity to other major US cities is superb. And the opportunities and experiences we offer are transformational.
Explore the pages in this section to learn more about the international admissions process.
Priority Application Deadline: October 1
Overseas Application Deadline: November 1
Overseas I-20 Processing Deadline: December 1
International Student Check-in & Orientation: January 4-8
First Day of Spring Classes: January 11
Honors College Priority Application & Scholarship Deadline: January 15
University Housing Priority Application Deadline: March 15
International Merit Scholarship Deadline: April 1
Honors College Final Application Deadline: April 15
Enrollment Confirmation Deadline: May 1
University Housing Application Deadline: May 1
Final Overseas Application Deadline: June 1
Overseas I-20 Processing Deadline: June 15
International Student Check-in & Orientation: August 16-20
First Day of Fall Classes: August 23