Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, KY

Questions and Answers

Collin K.
25 days ago
Are first-year students required to live on Campus?
Annabelle A.
1 month ago
Where can I find your school's tuition fees?
Emma B.
2 months ago
What is the minimum GPA required to enter Northern Kentucky University?
Amari J.
3 months ago
What opportunities or programs does your school have in place to help first-year students acclimate to college life?
yasmine m.
4 months ago
If I decide to change majors at the same school, how will I know if all of my credits will be transferred between programs?
Grace N.
4 months ago
What student community activates to build relationships could I participate in if I was a student at NKU?

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
Least Selective (89% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

82% White
7% Black
3% Hispanic
3% Multiracial
1% Asian
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Construction Project Manager73k
Software Engineer70k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)63k
Software Developer63k
Human Resources (HR) Manager61k
Staff Accountant50k
Graphic Designer36k
Based on 6,517 student responses
50.4kAvg. Early Career Pay
87.3kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
47%in High-Meaning careers
12%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$20,256 / year
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