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International Admission, 100Nunn Drive • Highland Heights, KY 41099 USA  •  +1 859.572.6517  •  oiss@nku.edu

It’s Your Time To Shine

at Northern Kentucky University

E-Brochure for International Students 

and American Students Living Abroad

Table of Contents

Why Northern Kentucky University?

                • Safety: NKU is ranked the #3 in the 2018 list of Safest

                  College Campuses in America

              • Big City: Just 10 minutes from Cincinnati, Ohio,

                which is among the Best Places for Businesses and Careers

               (Forbes) in the U.S.

            • Excellence: NKU has been ranked one of "America's Top

             Colleges" (Forbes) for 10 years in a row - and counting!

          • Personalized: Although we have over 14,000 students,

            we are still able to maintain a 19:1 faculty to student ratio,

           and an average class of 24

       • Hands On: With an emphasis on undergraduate research, students

       ar every level can work alongside professors to complete research,

      publish papers, and present their findings at regional, national,

     and international events

   • Vibrant: With 17 Division 1 sports and over 200 clubs and

    organizations, there is always something to do on NKU's campus

 • Affordable: Our students love the low cost of living, competetive

   tuition, and available international student scholarships

Location, Location, Location

                 Located in Highland Heights, Kentucky,

                NKU is just ten minutes from the vibrant

               city of Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati is

              the third-largest city in Ohio, and is rich

             with cultural diversity and recreational

            activities. The area is home to a thriving

           arts district, world-class museums and

          restaurants, professional sports teams,

        amusement parks, and shopping malls.
 

       Nine Fortune 500 companies call Cincinnati

      home, making for an ideal location to

    extend learning in the classroom to

   real-world situations through co-ops,

  internships, student teaching, clinical

 rotations, and service learning.
 

CINCINNATI IS…

         • One of the best places  to live in the U.S. – U.S. News & World

          Report 2016

       • The fifth most affordable city to live in the U.S.

      • A top ten city for recent college graduates

     • A top city for best professional opportunities

    • A top city in the U.S. for its recreational opportunities, emerging

    downtown, and food and nightlife

  Feeling the urge to explore? Cincinnati is just a stone’s throw from

 other major U.S. cities like Chicago, Nashville, New York, Atlanta,

and Washington D.C. 

Location, Location, Location

                 Located in Highland Heights, Kentucky,

                NKU is just ten minutes from the vibrant

               city of Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati is

              the third-largest city in Ohio, and is rich

             with cultural diversity and recreational

            activities. The area is home to a thriving

           arts district, world-class museums and

          restaurants, professional sports teams,

        amusement parks, and shopping malls.
 

       Nine Fortune 500 companies call Cincinnati

      home, making for an ideal location to

    extend learning in the classroom to

   real-world situations through co-ops,

  internships, student teaching, clinical

 rotations, and service learning.
 

Academic Programs

           With small class sizes, rich curriculums,

          and endless opportunities for hands-on

         learning, a Northern Kentucky University

        education will equip you with the skills

       you need to become successful in your

      discipline.  With over 70 undergraduate

     majors and 20 graduate programs

    to choose from, you’re sure to find a

   program to fuel your ambition.

  For more information, visit nku.edu/academics

Undergraduate Majors

Graduate Degrees

                           Accounting
                          Anthropology
                         Athletic Training
                        Biological Sciences
                       Business Administration
                      
Business Information Systems

                     Chemistry
                    Communication Studies
                   Computer Information Technology
                  Computer Science
                 Construction Management
                Criminal Justice
               Data Science
              Economics
             Electronic Media & Broadcasting
            Electronics Engineering Technology
           English
          Entrepreneurship
         Environmental Science
        Exercise Science
       Finance
      French
     General Business
    Geography
   Geology

  German
 Global Supply Chain Management

Health Communication
 

              Accountancy (MAcc)
             Business Informatics (MS)
            Clinical Mental Health Counseloing (MS)
           Communication (MA)
          Computer Information Technology (MS)
         Computer Science (MS)
        English (MA)
       Legal Studies (MLS)

      Industrial-Organizational Psychology (MS)
     Master of Legal Studies (MLS)
    Public Administration (MPA)
   Publis History (MA)
  School Counseling (MA)
 Social Work (MSW)
U.S. Law (LL.M.)

                           History
                          Human Resource Management
                         
Integrative Studies

                        International Business
                       International Studies
                      Journalism
                     Management
                     Marketing
                    Mathematics
                   Mechanical & Manufacturing
                      Engineering Technology
                 Mechatronics Engineering Technology
                 Media Informatics

                Music
               Neuroscience​

              Organizational Leadership
             Philosophy
            Physics
           Political Science
         
Psychological Science
         Public Relations
        Social Work
       Sociology
      Spanish
     
Sports Business & Event Management
    Statistics
   Visual Arts

  Theatre Arts
 Visual Communication Design

Undergraduate Majors

Graduate Degrees

                     The AELP Program at NKU provides international students

                    a small, welcoming environment to improve their English

                   language skills. Our intensive and semi-intensive programs

                  prepare students who wish to study at NKU or other

                 institutions, or who wish to simply build the skills and

                confidence necessary to thrive in an English language

               environment. Our classes are taught on NKU’s main campus.

 

 

 

 



          WE OFFER:

         • Over 20 hours of intensive instruction per week

        • Affordable tuition rates

       • Conditional admission to NKU

      • Small class sizes – less than 20 students per class

     • Experienced, trained English language instructors and

       support staff

   • Conversational Partners Program

  • Institutional TOEFL tests multiple times a year

 • Full access to all university facilities and student services


Click here for more information and details.

American English Language Program

Student Life

                Your NKU experience doesn’t end outside of the

               classroom, and with over 200+ student organizations, a

              brand new state-of-the-art recreation center, 16 dining

             locations, and six residence halls to choose from, we

            have everything you need to feel right at home.

           Interested in living on-campus? Our residence halls have

          been recognized as some of the most affordable in the

         region, and offer the option of traditional double rooms,

        single rooms, and suites. In addition, our 11 Living

       Learning Communities can connect you with new friends

      who share your same interests.

     Completed in 2015, there is something for everyone at

    our brand-new Student Recreation Center. Get a quick

   workout on the track or in the weight room, take a swim

  in the pool, climb the rock wall, join a group fitness

 class, or take up an intramural sport – the possibilities

are endless.

American English Language Program

Student Life

Admissions

                        HOW TO APPLY
                         • Complete the online international application here
                        • Pay the $40 Application Fee
                       • Send any secondary school records
                      • Submit one (1) standardized test score:
                     -
TOEFL (school code: 1574)
                    - IELTS
                   - SAT (school code: 1574)
                  - ACT (school code: 1566)


                 CONDITIONAL ADMISSION
                International students who meet NKU’s academic

               requirements but do not fulfill NKU’s English proficiency

              requirements may be offered conditional admission.

             Conditionally admitted students are enrolled into the

            AELP program to complete English language requirements

           before matriculating to the university.

         GRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
        Each graduate program has its own requirements. Please

       review the program specific requirements here before you

      submit a graduate application. 

   Click here to view our scholarships.

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International Admissions
Northern Kentucky University
University Center 305
Highland Heights, KY 41099
U.S.A. 

Tel. +1 (859) 572 6517
Fax. +1 (859) 572 6178
Email.
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