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We have a place for everyone!

We have opportunities and programs available for all types of learners at NKU!

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Transfer Students

When you transfer to NKU, you'll find the right course of study to prepare you for success. Join the growing number of students who are transferring to Northern Kentucky University, a modern campus offering more than 80 academic majors.

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2NKU Pathway Students

If you're currently attending one of our transfer partnership schools, you may be eligible for our 2NKU Pathway Program - these pathways are uniquely to assist learners in a seamless transfer process.

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Adult Learners

At NKU, there are several academic programs that offer adult-friendly courses that you can complete in order to earn your undergraduate degree, secondary area of focus and/or minor, as well as certificates and microcredentials. You can also find adult-friendly courses to fulfill general education requirements.

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International Students

China, India, Nepal, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Vietnam, France... These are just a few of the more than 55 countries represented in Northern Kentucky University's student body. Students come to NKU from around the world for many reasons

Get Where You Want to be with 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 field faster.

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Lower costs

Online and accelebrated NKU is a public state instituion with lower tuition 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 career advisor to match with your dream job.

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