|Januray Intake||August Intake|
|Priority Application Deadline: October 1||Priority Application Deadline: February 15|
|Confirmation Deadline: December 1||Confirmation Deadline: May 1|
|Final Application Deadline:* November 15||Final Application Deadline:* June 1|
*Overseas students who still need to apply for a new student visa MUST have ALL required materials (including program-specific requirements) submitted to ISSS on or before this deadline in order to be considered for admission. Any students who do not submit all requested materials but this deadline will need to indicate if they wish to withdraw their application or defer to the following intake.
The fee should be paid at the time of the application. If you do not have the means to pay it when you fill out the application online, you can always go back and pay it later. Be sure to have your account ID and password so you can log back in to do so, if needed.
Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended must be submitted to NKU as part of the application.
All applicants with foreign university-level coursework must have their transcripts professionally evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). These course-by-course evaluations must include the U.S. equivalencies for number of credit hours, grades attained, overall GPA, and degree awarded (if applicable).
Your score reports must be sent directly to Northern Kentucky University. NKU’s ETS code is 1574. The minimum scores for admission to programs are below. Keep in mind that you only need to submit ONE of the following:
Alternatively, students who have completed their 4-year bachelor's degree in the U.S. can meet this requirement.
If you do not meet Northern Kentucky University’s English proficiency requirement, both Computer Information Technology and Computer Science offer a conditional admission option. Students who are otherwise qualified for this programs can be granted conditional admission, pending completion of the American English Language Program.
For any other graduate program, conditional admission is not an option.
IF YOU ARE MAILING ANY DOCUMENTS, PLEASE USE THIS ADDRESS:
Northern Kentucky University
International Student & Scholar Services
100 Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099 U.S.A.
Head on over to nku.edu/intlnext to review your next steps!