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Accreditation & Accolades


Accreditation

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).
CCNE
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.
CAEP
The College of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Accolades

  • 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 TheBestSchools.org
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