Northern Kentucky University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
AC 400, Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Note: Applicants must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher and and meet NKU's standards and deadlines to be considered for admission.
You can check the status of your online application at any time. Log in using your email address and password you chose when creating your application. Once logged in, click "Detail" to view the status of your application, including a list of the credentials we have received and those we have yet to receive. If you have questions during this time, contact us.
Once we receive all your required credentials, your application for admission will be sent to our team for evaluation. In order to provide you with the most complete and accurate results, this course-by-course evaluation process may take up to 15+ business days. Following that process, the final admission decision will be made and you will be notified via postal mail.
Upon receiving your acceptance packet in the mail, you should complete these tasks first.
If you are still taking classes elsewhere, or if you sent us a preliminary transcript, then you must:
Transfer Services is here for you throughout your entire undergraduate academic career at NKU, until graduation.
NKU must receive your complete application for admission, along with all your required credentials, by the appropriate deadline. Final deadlines are available to transfer student applicants who meet or exceed the admission standards outlined on this page.
Transfer students who apply after this date are at risk of being deferred to a future semester if the university reaches its capacity for new students.