|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||19:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,004 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Northern Kentucky University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,059 applications and 5,519 students were granted admission. Northern Kentucky University is at the #89 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 94% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 8% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||880 to 1160|
|ACT||20 to 26|
Northern Kentucky University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $18,000 and in-state students paid $9,000.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of Northern Kentucky University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 37% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,645 (which is 4.8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Northern Kentucky University in 2016-2017, was 1,260, which is 57% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,067 (which is 4.4% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Northern Kentucky University has enrolled a total of 14,542 students (9,896 students full-time and 4,646 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 14,542 students, 697 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and 12,380 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,162 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,582 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 7%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Northern Kentucky University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||41%||1,328||165|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||13%||422|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||8%||248||74|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||8%||244|
|Legal Professions And Studies||7%||234|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||5%||155||129|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||1%||29||0|
|English Language And Literature/letters||1%||26|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Northern Kentucky University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Northern Kentucky University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,900. Last year, out of the total 3,279 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,049 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,791 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,374 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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