Northern Kentucky University

at nku you will Light the way to a successful career. You will burn bright.


From accounting to visual communication and much more, we can help you find and develop your passion. And when you do, we’re there to provide fuel for your fire, with a 17:1 student-faculty ratio, and a young, energetic campus just minutes from downtown Cincinnati. Ignite your spirit with 17 division one sports teams. Blaze new trails through study abroad in over 40 countries. Visit campus today and get the scoop on NKU.


Pilot Season

NKU alumna Maggie Murphy’s Kentucky roots carried her to Hollywood success.

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By, Through and With

A Green Beret alumnus talks unconventional warfare and the power of education.

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Summerfair Emerging Artist

Megan Doebrich recently won first place at the the Summerfair Cincinnati Emerging Artists Exhibition.

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NACU Serves the Underserved

NKU's nurse-led program brings health care to disadvantaged communities.

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Tapped Out

A pair of accounting alums traded in high-stress careers for a craft beer bar.

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Ask NKU Podcast: Episode 10

John Gibson on Indie Filmmaking & Toys

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Game Plan

NKU professor's passion for board games is a pivotal piece of his life.

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Troubadour Teacher

Education major Troy Cornes puts his talent to the test.

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NKU Magazine: Fall/Winter 2017-18 Issue

The newest issue features a look back at the people, places and things that made NKU’s first half-century as well as what’s ahead for the university.

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aerial view of campus

welcome to norse nation