Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, KY
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Northern Kentucky University Reviews

Based on 28 Reviews
Nunn Drive Highland Heights, KY
College Review
Career PreparationA-
Students and CultureA
FacilitiesA
Activities and GroupsA-
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Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Northern Kentucky University

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Teacher Education
0
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
15
Creative Writing
3
Education, General
10
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
0
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
15
23
Elementary Education and Teaching
64
80
English Language and Literature, General
63
16
Exercise Physiology
0
Foreign Language Teacher Education
0
French Language and Literature
3
General Studies
0
0
German Language and Literature
2
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
40
Kindergarten/preschool Education and Teaching
8
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
13
55
9
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
25
Public/applied History
13
Secondary Education and Teaching
26
Spanish Language and Literature
15
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
95
9
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
13
0
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
0
3
Technical Teacher Education
0
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education
0
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
70
29
0
Business Administration and Management, General
30
Business/commerce, General
17
81
28
Business/corporate Communications
14
Business/managerial Economics
15
0
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
14
0
Finance, General
50
0
Financial Planning and Services
0
Human Resources Development
14
0
Information Technology Project Management
0
Marketing Research
0
Marketing/marketing Management, General
54
Non-Profit/public/organizational Management
5
Organizational Behavior Studies
172
20
5
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
20
Athletic Training/trainer
25
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General
56
0
Medical Informatics
25
17
Medical Radiologic Technology/science - Radiation Therapist
22
Nursing Practice
5
Psychiatric/mental Health Nurse/nursing
0
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer
0
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
142
86
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist
15
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American Literature (United States)
1
Anthropology
15
History, General
53
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
10
International Relations and Affairs
18
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
11
Mental Health Counseling/counselor
21
Philosophy
11
Political Science and Government, General
26
Psychiatric/mental Health Nurse/nursing
0
Psychology, General
100
Public Administration
26
Social Sciences, General
10
Social Work
91
68
Sociology
15
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
16
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
0
Computer and Information Sciences, General
41
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
1
Computer Programming/programmer, General
0
Computer Science
7
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
1
Computer/information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
1
Information Science/studies
22
Information Technology
84
Management Information Systems, General
25
25
2
System, Networking, and Lan/wan Management/manager
16
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminal Justice/police Science
7
Criminal Justice/safety Studies
82
Law
143
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Commercial and Advertising Art
19
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
47
Fine/studio Arts, General
62
Music, General
23
1
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
6
Writing, General
3
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biology/biological Sciences, General
54
Chemistry, General
15
Geography
5
6
Geology/earth Science, General
17
Mathematics, General
20
Physics, General
8
Statistics, General
9
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architectural Engineering Technology/technician
10
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician
23
Engineering/industrial Management
0
Environmental Science
12
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician
72
0
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting Cad/cadd
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Broadcast Journalism
46
Journalism
12
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
1
Public Relations/image Management
46
Radio and Television
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Construction Management
29
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Private Loan Options
  • Variable Rates: 1.25% APR - 11.10% APR. Fixed Rates: 4.25% APR - 12.35% APR. Lowest rates shown include the auto debit discount.1
  • Whether you're studying online or on campus, borrow up to 100% of the school-certified expenses4
  • Choose from multiple repayment options, including no payments while in school1
  • No origination fee or prepayment penalty2
  • The only undergraduate student loan that offers 4 months of Chegg® study help --a $100 value6
  • Cover up to 100% of your school-certified college costs including tuition, housing, books and more.1
  • Get a one-time cash reward for good grades.2
  • Variable rates: 1.24% - 11.99% APR3 (lowest APRs shown for Discover Student Loans are available for the most creditworthy applicants for undergraduate loans, and include an interest-only repayment discount and a 0.25% interest rate reduction while enrolled in automatic payments)
  • Choose from in-school or deferred repayment options, and there is never a penalty for prepayment.
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  • Competitive fixed and variable APRs starting at 1.09%1
  • Multiple repayment options including: full principal and interest, interest-only, deferred, and flat payment
  • Flexible payment terms ranging from 5, 8, 10, and 15 years2
  • Coverage up to 100% of your school-certified cost of attendance ($1,000 minimum)3
  • No origination, application and processing fees, no fees for early repayment
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  • Affordable rates starting at 2.69% with Automatic Debit Discount*
  • 1% Cash Back Graduation Reward*
  • NON-COSIGNED option may be available for eligible undergraduate juniors and seniors.
  • PAY AFTER LEAVING SCHOOL – Customize your loan with flexible repayment options – start payments after graduation.
  • FORGET FEES – No application, origination or disbursement fees. No prepayment penalty if you choose to pay your loan off early.
  • COVER UP TO 100% of your tuition and eligible living expenses.
  • Variable rates starting at 1.24% APR (including 0.25% Auto Pay discount)1
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  • 9 month grace period (3 months more than most lenders)2
  • Fast application and decision-making process
  • Flexible repayment options
  • No fees for origination, disbursement, prepayment or late payment
  • Skip a payment once per year (once repayment period restarted)3
  • Covers up to 100% of the school's certified cost of attendance
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Northern Kentucky University

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
Business/corporate Communications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Construction Management
Criminal Justice/police Science
Criminal Justice/safety Studies
Education, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General
Information Science/studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Medical Informatics
Organizational Behavior Studies
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
Speech Communication and Rhetoric

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

School Accreditation Information
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (CLNUR) - Clinical Doctorate
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Education , Class of 2004
None
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Anthropology, Class of 1997
Many
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Master of Science Business Informatics, Class of 2013
Career center, alumni events, career fairs
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications, Class of 1996
the Communications department is strong with many professors having hands-on experience. The University Center provides career training - interviews, resume building, etc free of charge.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology , Class of 2005
not many. maybe some resume writing, internships, co ops.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communication studies , Class of 2014
Career fairs
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors of Arts in Political Science, Class of 1995
Career Development Department, Fraternity
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Education , Class of 2004
Dont remember
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Anthropology, Class of 1997
Variety of different cultures and ethnicities
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Master of Science Business Informatics, Class of 2013
commuters
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications, Class of 1996
A mix of traditional and non-traditional (read: older) students in a close-knit community. Attracts students from out-of-state and out-of-country but the majority are in-state.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology , Class of 2005
independent. it's a commuter school, lot of students are non traditional. they're already working, come to class and leave.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communication studies , Class of 2014
Diverse & Accepting
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors of Arts in Political Science, Class of 1995
Big University with a small school feel. I met many lifelong friends from my college experience.
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Education , Class of 2004
Was pretty basic back in 2004
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Anthropology, Class of 1997
Up to date, modern
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Master of Science Business Informatics, Class of 2013
nice, mostly new, high tech, wireless
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications, Class of 1996
Haven't been in a long time, but they've built new dorms and updated several buildings including the dining halls.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology , Class of 2005
Dining halls were decent. computer labs were nice and accessible.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communication studies , Class of 2014
Brand new
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors of Arts in Political Science, Class of 1995
Constantly growing and expanding. Always on top of the newest technologies and thoughts. The campus is almost unrecognizable with all the expansion and addition to new buildings, arena's, and student centers.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Education , Class of 2004
Dont know
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Anthropology, Class of 1997
Soccer, frats and sororities
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Master of Science Business Informatics, Class of 2013
?
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications, Class of 1996
Unsure, as I haven't attended in nearly 2 decades
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology , Class of 2005
I couldn't even tell you. I went to work, class and then home.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communication studies , Class of 2014
Itramural sports and Greek life
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelors of Arts in Political Science, Class of 1995
The Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity was a great organization to meet people on campus and other student organizations. Also, my involvement in the young democrats was a great group to share fellowship and fun activities.
Rated January 2016