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The CState2NKU program allows students to begin their college career at Cincinnati State Technical & Community College and seamlessly transition to Northern Kentucky University to complete their bachelor’s degree.
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Financial Benefits

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Students participating in CState2NKU enjoy significant tuition savings. Earning an associate degree prior to transferring affords Ohio students the equivalent of in-state tuition at NKU, which can save as much as $10,000 compared to out-of-state tuition.

Learn more about the Ohio Reciprocity Tuition Agreement →

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While attending Cincinnati State, students may take as many as four NKU courses at the Cincinnati State tuition rate. These courses can count toward both your associate and bachelor’s degrees!

Learn more about NKU courses at the CState tuition rate →

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Academic Benefits

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The CState2NKU program offers students more than 45 degree pathways that maximize transfer credit to ensure students are taking the most direct path to graduation for both their associate and bachelor’s degrees.
 

Learn more about available Pathways →

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Additional Benefits

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Aside from the financial benefits of maximizing time to degree plus tuition incentives, the CState2NKU program offers students many additional benefits to support you in your pursuit of your degrees.

  • Reside on NKU Campus
  • Joint advising
  • Experience student life through participation in student clubs (excluding greek life) and organizations 
  • All Card access to attend sporting events or use the Campus Rec Center
  • Access to NKU academic resources such as Steely Library, tutoring or writing center 
  • Career counseling
  • Reverse transfer

Explore More Benefits  →

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Apply Today

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Get started in the CState2NKU program today.

Once admitted to Cincinnati State, work with your advisor to apply and begin your pathway to NKU.

View Application Instructions

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