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Northern Kentucky University

Northern Kentucky University

Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
(859) 572-5100

Founded in 1968, Northern Kentucky University is a public 4-year institution. NKU is located in the suburbs of Highland Heights, Kentucky. NKU is the fifth largest institution in the state of Kentucky. It offers subjects such as liberal arts, technology, and communications. It offers 18 certificates, seven associates level degrees, 60 bachelors level degrees, 24 degrees at the masters level, and one doctoral level degree to students. 15,716 students sought degrees from the 91 programs at this school in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it. NKU is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Kentucky.

Admission

7,202 students applied for admission to this school in 2010. NKU admitted two-thirds of the applicants or 4,753 students. About 58% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

7,202 students applied for admission to this school in 2010. NKU admitted two-thirds of the applicants or 4,753 students. About 58% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 66%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 65%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 69%

Student Demographics

NKU had 15,716 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

NKU had 15,716 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 6758
  • Total Enrolled Female: 8958
  • Undergraduate Male: 5933
  • Undergraduate Female: 7552
  • Graduate Male: 870
  • Graduate Female: 1361

Faculty Demographics

This big school has 988 instructors. More than half of the instructors are full-time and just under half of the faculty are part-time. Nearly half of the instructors are male.

Faculty Demographics

This big school has 988 instructors. More than half of the instructors are full-time and just under half of the faculty are part-time. Nearly half of the instructors are male.

  • Male: 473
  • Female: 515
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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