Learn about the various tuition rates (Resident, Metro Rate, Indiana Rate, Non-Resident, etc.) and review the schedule of tuition and fees for the current academic year.
If you're an Ohio resident, you can receive in-state tuition if you meet all the following criteria:
Deadline: February 15 (for Fall semester)
Northern Kentucky University awards several academic scholarships each year to continuing students. The process is very competitive. Generally, students with outstanding academic merits will receive scholarship consideration.
Award: $2,500 annual ($1,250 per Fall and Spring)
Deadline: May 1 (for Fall semester)
November 1 (for Spring semester)
Out-of-state transfer students transferring directly from the Kentucky Community Technical College System (KCTCS) and earn a 2.0 GPA or greater will be eligible for in-state tuition rates.
Award: $2,000 annual ($1,000 per Fall and Spring)
Deadline: August 1 (for Fall) December 1 (for Spring)
Out-of-state transfer students transferring directly from the Kentucky Community Technical College System (KCTCS) and earn a 2.0 GPA or greater will be eligible for in-state tuition rates. Therefore are ineligible for the Out-of-state Transfer Award.
Out-of-state transfer students not transferring directly from the Kentucky Community Technical College System (KCTCS) and earn a 2.0 GPA or greater and who reside in select counties listed below in Ohio or Indiana may also be eligible to receive a $5,200 award.
The Undergraduate Student Aid Calculator is a guide to help families plan for educational costs at Northern Kentucky University. This calculator will estimate your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and serve as a resource for early financial planning based on the most recent cost of attendance figures and student aid eligibility requirements.
More than 70% of students at Northern Kentucky University receive financial aid. Grants and student loans can help cover the cost of tuition, room and board, and books. In order for the Office of Student Financial Assistance at NKU to determine your eligibility for financial aid, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online.
NKU students have various employment opportunities while attending classes on campus. You can find a job working in almost any NKU department. Most offices hire student employees every semester, and better yet, they work around your class schedule. In order to be eligible for Student Employment positions, you must be a degree seeking student and you must enroll in at least 9 credit hours each semester (excluding Summer semester) at Northern Kentucky University.