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Accreditation & Accolades


Northern Kentucky University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees.
AACSB International
The Haile/US Bank College of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).
The baccalaureate degree in nursing/master's degree in nursing, postgraduate APRN certificate, and Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs at Northern Kentucky University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC, 20001, 202-887-6791.
The College of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).


  • Ranked among "America's Top Colleges" by Forbes magazine for ten years in a row
  • Ranked among the "Best Regional Universities South" by U.S. News & World Report
  • Designated as a bronze status 2019-2020 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media
  • Ranked one of the "Best for Vets Colleges" among four-year schools by Military Times, 2019
  • Ranked #28 among "Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs" by U.S. News & World Report, 2018
  • The Bachelor of Science in Health Science program has been ranked one of the top 25 degree programs of its kind in the country by
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