January 2019 Intake August 2019 Intake
Priority Application Deadline: Oct. 1 Priority Application Deadline: Apr. 1
Confirmation Deadline: Dec. 1 Confirmation Deadline: May 1
Final Application Deadline:* Nov. 15 Final Application Deadline:* Jun. 15
*Students must have all application materials submitted to ISSS on or before this deadline in order to be considered for admission. Any students who do not submit all requested materials by this deadline will need to indicate if they wish to withdraw their application or defer to the following intake.
**Students currently attending a college or university inside the U.S. who need to have their SEVIS record transferred to NKU can work with ISSS past this designated deadline. Please contact us at if you have any questions


International students who are currently attending a college or university and wish to transfer to NKU, or who have attended a college or university since completing secondary school, can apply to Northern Kentucky University (NKU) by completing the following application requirements:
To avoid delays in the application process, please be sure to review and submit all of the above listed documents. Your application will not be reviewed or considered for an admission decision until all of the required documentation has been received, and the application has been marked as complete. Furthermore, an I-20 will not be issued unless a student has been fully admitted, and has demonstrated proof of sufficient funding, as indicated above.


If you are mailing any documents, please use this address:

Northern Kentucky University

International Student & Scholar Services

100 Nunn Drive

UC 305

Highland Heights, KY 41099 U.S.A.