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Adult & Transfer Center

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Your Adult Transfer Student Success Starts Here

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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Apply to NKU

Whether it’s landing that dream job, switching careers, continuing what you started, or catching that promotion at work, it all starts here. Apply to NKU today to start your journey with the Adult and Transfer Center. We’ll take you under our wing and guide you through the whole process – application through enrollment in your first semester. 


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Reduce Your Tuition

The Adult and Transfer Center at NKU is unique in that we guide students to the appropriate scholarships and credit-for-learning opportunities to reduce the amount of out-of-pocket expenses you’d incur elsewhere. Set up an appointment with an advisor today to see how much money NKU can save you.


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Transfer Credit Estimator

NKU’s Adult and Transfer Center has a fast and easy credit estimator powered by one of the nation’s best higher education partners, CollegeSource. You’ll be able to figure out in real time what your credits will look like when you transfer to NKU. Best of all, you can save or e-mail your results so you can start your transfer to NKU today.


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Select your educational status to get started:

Transfer Student

I am currently enrolled in or last attended a 2 year or 4 year institution and would like to transfer to NKU.

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Adult Learner

I am age 21 or older, looking to attend NKU as a first time learner or to complete a degree.

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2NKU Transfer Student

I am currently enrolled in one of NKU's partnering community colleges and interested in the 2NKU Pathway Program.

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International Learner

I am from another country and would like to attend NKU.

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Don't see your educational status? Connect with an advisor today to discuss options that fit your current situation!

Why NKU?

Keep your credits

You can get credit for your previous college, work, and military training. NKU accepts credit from thousands of colleges, universities, and organizations.

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Finish fast

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

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Lower costs

Online and accelerated NKU is a public state instituion with lower tution than private universities. We have numerous scholarship opportunities for adult and transfer students.

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Transfer made easy

You'll have your own personal advisor to help you target your graduation date. And not to mention, a acareer advisor to match you with your dream job.

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Facilicia Dooley

Felicia Dooley

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

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Anson Turley

Anson Turley

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

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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

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Dylan Menchen

Dylan Menchen

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

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