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Northern Kentucky University

1,551 reviews
  1. Highland Heights, KY
  2. 4 Year
B-
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    B+
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A-
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B
Northern Kentucky University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AAA
Athletic Conference
Horizon League
Address
Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
Website

Northern Kentucky University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
91%
SAT Range
900-1120
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$8,298/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $4,085/ year
  • $30-48k
    $5,791/ year
  • $49-75k
    $9,405/ year
  • $76-110k
    $12,109/ year
  • $110k+
    $12,378/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.62 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.64 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.64 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,433Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 34 responses
  • Campus living
    9%
  • Commutor
    68%
  • Friendly
    18%
  • Leader
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
39%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.106 responses
Poll
0%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.133 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 28 responses
  • An amazing experience
    25%
  • Athletic & masterful
    4%
  • Extremely frustrating
    4%
  • Fun
    14%
  • Good but frustrating
    7%
  • Okay
    7%
  • Private education, public price
    18%

After Northern Kentucky University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
36%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.36 responses

Reviews

1,551 reviews
  • Excellent
    220
  • Very Good
    586
  • Average
    592
  • Poor
    98
  • Terrible
    55
I've only been here a month and it's such an amazing experience. They genuinely care about each student and want you to succeed.
  • College Freshman
  • 24 days ago
A degree is very important especially in these changing times. It will be better to have a degree if you want a job.
  • College Sophomore
  • 27 days ago
My professors are easy to talk to and the courses can get challenging which is what I like about them.
  • College Sophomore
  • 27 days ago