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Adult and Transfer Center (Formerly Adult Learner Programs and Services)


NKU’s Adult and Transfer Center (ATC) is dedicated to assisting adult and transfer students in the NKU community through advising, campus resources, and educational pursuits. The ATC brings together the campus community to offer programs that are accessible, flexible, and geared towards the academic success of our adult and transfer students.
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We are available via email, phone, and chat during regular business hours, 8:15 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday.  
Phone: 859-572-5898 | Email:
What makes NKU different for adult and transfer students?

Personalized Degree Plans

You’ll have your own personal advisor to help you target your graduation date.

Credit-for-Prior Learning

You can get credit for your previous work and military training.

Accelerated Courses

Online options that will help you get your degree and into your career field faster.

Scholarship Opportunities

Attend NKU for less.

Career Guidance

Your own dedicated Career Advisor to get you to your best job.

Wondering what your experience will be like?

Take a look at what just a few of our students had to say.
Felicia Dooley

Felicia Dooley

"NKU provided me with extensive support services to help navigate going back to school."

Dylan Menchen

Dylan Menchen

"Being an adult student can be difficult, but NKU's ATC has made it a lot easier."

Angela Russell

Angela Russell

"NKU offers a unique mix of flexibility, consistency and affordability that today's returning student needs to find the perfect work-life balance."

Anson Turley

Anson Turley

"The ATC staff is helping me accomplish my goal of getting my degree as quickly as possible."

Erin Pittman

Erin Pittman

"I wanted a program that offered bachelor-level programs and would allow me to utilize my previous college coursework toward my degree."

Did you know?

The average Kentucky resident with a college degree makes $15K more per year than without one.

Contact us today!

Contact the Adult and Transfer Center at (859) 572-5898 or