Northern Kentucky University

General Information

Admission Office
Administrative Center 401, Northern Kentucky University
Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
(859) 572-5220
(800) 637-9948
Fax: (859) 572-6665
admitnku@nku.edu
Contact: Melissa Gorbandt
Director of Admissions – Outreach
Main Address
Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
(859) 572-5100
www.nku.edu
Size
Total undergrads: 13,003
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,143
Degree-seeking undergrads: 12,296
Graduate enrollment: 1,508

Setting
Suburban setting
Large city (250,000 – 499,999)
Commuter campus
Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee
College has an application fee: Yes
Regular application fee: $40
Online application fee: Reduced fee (not specified)
Enrollment Rates
Percent applicants admitted: 78%
Open admission, but with selective admission to some programs
Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 67%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting B
Business – General A,B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resource Management B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Organizational Behavior Studies B

Communications & Journalism
Broadcast Journalism B
Journalism B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B
Information Technology B

Education
Business Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Kindergarten/Preschool Education B
Physical Education B
Trade/Industrial Education B

Engineering Technologies
Architectural Drafting C
Architectural Engineering Technology A,B,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies B
Industrial Technology B
Manufacturing Technologies C

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Family & Consumer Sciences
Human Development/Family Studies C

Foreign Language & Literature
French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Health Services – General B
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Mental Health Services Technology B
Nursing (RN) A,B
Respiratory Therapy A

History
History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics
Mathematics – General B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology
Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice Studies B
Police Science A

Social Sciences
Anthropology B
Geography B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:
    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma
*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.
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