Northern Kentucky University

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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

[email protected]

Contact: Melissa Gorbandt

Director of Admissions – Outreach
Main Address

Nunn Drive

Highland Heights, KY 41099

(859) 572-5100

Total undergrads: 13,003

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,143

Degree-seeking undergrads: 12,296

Graduate enrollment: 1,508


Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
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


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 – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B


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 – 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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