Light Your Path to a Rewarding Future
Our top-quality programs are affordable and accelerated, providing a well-rounded education with real-world relevance in a broad range of fields.
With a dynamic MBA program and four BSBA options, our curriculum is globally relevant, innovative, and sustainable while preparing you for new career opportunities.
Our innovative programs facilitate excellence in academics, scholarship, engagement, practice, leadership, and lifelong learning within a global context to promote health.
Our evidence-based RN to BSN and DNP programs enhance your leadership abilities and prepare you for professional nursing roles across a broad spectrum of healthcare settings.
Our quality programs promote academic excellence through relevant curricula delivered in an accelerated online format that gives you the flexibility you need to earn your degree.
Why choose Northern Kentucky University?
100% of classes taught by professionals, not graduate assistants
94% of senior survey respondents indicated they would recommend NKU
60,000+ grads form our connected network of NKU alumni
What others say about NKU
Ranked among "America's Top Colleges" by Forbes magazine for nine years in a row (2017)
Recognized by AffordableCollegesOnline.org as having the greatest lifetime return on investment among Kentucky's colleges and universities
Ranked among the "Best Regional Universities South" by U.S News & World Report (2017)