About Northern Kentucky University

Welcome to Northern Kentucky University, a growing metropolitan university of more than 16,000 students served by more than 2,600 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati.

Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Ky. - just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati - we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost. While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names.


Haile/US Bank College of Business students complete externship to gain business experience

Haile/US Bank College of Business students enjoy the opportunity to spend one day interacting and connecting with local businesses through an educational job shadow experience. Students receive an insider's view into the skills, knowledge, and abilities needed to be successful in a particular in...

2 days ago

Now presenting: our future Norse! Get those horns ready!

Northern Kentucky University is accepting a remarkable group of students for the class of 2018. The next generation of Norse is already prepared to make an impact when they come to campus. At NKU we welcome students who want to make a difference, are excited for their next step, students who li...

14 days ago

Students earn record number of scholarships at Northern Kentucky University

The incoming class of 2018 has earned the largest number of academic awards in the history of the school. The next generation of Norse is coming to campus ready to lead, to change NKU for the better, to improve themselves - then they'll improve the world. Congratulations on all of your hard work!

23 days ago

Haile/US Bank College of Business students attend Etiquette of Networking Event

Haile/US Bank College of Business students actively participate with Betsy John-Jennings, Director of Extended Campus Initiatives, as she explains business etiquette and professional networking.

24 days ago

Presidential Ambassadors Representative of NKU's Best and Brightest

NKU's Presidential Ambassadors (PAs) are a select group of student volunteers that participate and provide support for campus events and activities, host tours for guests of the university, and attend numerous leadership retreats and conferences throughout the year. Membership is offered only to...

about 1 month ago