Highland Heights, KY
Northern Kentucky University


292 Ratings

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Recent Reviews

Spencer
Great School

This is a great school for someone is looking for a amazing small school. They make it very easy to find yourself here and be...

Great School

This is a great school for someone is looking for a amazing small school. They make it very easy to find yourself here and be who you want to be. Class sizes are like normal high school size about 20-30. The professors are always there to help you.

Taylor
Proud to be a NORSE

As a transfer student, I was worried about fitting in. NKU has been everything and more!

Proud to be a NORSE

As a transfer student, I was worried about fitting in. NKU has been everything and more!

Judy
NKU

NKU is overall a great school. Everyone is so welcoming-- students and professors. Class sizes are smaller, which is good. Ca...

NKU

NKU is overall a great school. Everyone is so welcoming-- students and professors. Class sizes are smaller, which is good. Campus is easy to navigate. The food could be better, but it is definitely not bad. There are so many different extra-curriculars to get involved in and you're always accepted. NKU is a great school!!

Elizabeth
What's the hardest thing about freshman year?

Finding where you belong. There is for sure a club for you but you have to put the effort into finding it.

What's the hardest thing about freshman year?

Finding where you belong. There is for sure a club for you but you have to put the effort into finding it.

What are some hot-button issues on campus?

I go to a small campus, not just that but we have many philanthropies and many beliefs . We all come together to help the next with their belief. I find that so amazing. Sex violence, breast cancer, peer pressure , everything its absolutely amazing.

What kind of person should attend this school?

Every kind of person, everybody can do it you just have to work for it. But if you have an amazing support system everything will be amazing.

zoe
The Place to Invest

I love Northern Kentucky University. I had no idea what I wanted to do when I first started here, but through the classes off...

The Place to Invest

I love Northern Kentucky University. I had no idea what I wanted to do when I first started here, but through the classes offered and the knowledge available it couldn't of have been easier to decide. The atmosphere of the students is great, there is so much diversity everywhere you look. The campus is absolutely the beautiful and well kept. We recently built a new rec center which is the talk on campus. Its absolutely stunning and there is something for everyone. If you're looking for a club to join well we have over 200 organizations to meet anyone and everyone's interests. This college goes above and beyond for its students from the scholarships to academics and even to athletics no aspect is overlooked. The students here have voices more then I've ever seen. Its so nice to have a school that listens and takes action. When I have a problem or just a doubt I can easily have it resolved within the day. There are so many opportunities and options here that you can just dive right in. Its a upcoming school and in the next few years you'll wish you had been here sooner.

Justin
Justin boesherz's review

NKU gives a lot of great opportunity for students of all ages. Over the past 10 years the campus has grown and given way for ...

Justin boesherz's review

NKU gives a lot of great opportunity for students of all ages. Over the past 10 years the campus has grown and given way for so much more than a commuter school. I attended NKU in 2004 as a fresh and there were no where near the same facilities and opportunities at my disposal. After returning in 2013 to finish my degree I was amazed to see the changes. There is a much more welcome feel to this school along with an inviting vibe that tells students they can hang out on campus, study, meet new people , and enjoy college life and not feel like they have to leave right after class. The atmosphere brings more desire for education and has increased the desire to attend NKU as well.

Tiana
NKU

I have been going to school here for about four weeks now, I can't really say I love it because that can't be determined yet....

NKU

I have been going to school here for about four weeks now, I can't really say I love it because that can't be determined yet. But, I enjoy coming to school and being in class. All my professors have been very helpful and polite. The students here are somewhat friendly, and I have learned if you want to get involved you should really consider joining a fraternity or sorority. I am more interested in academics so I'm not in greek life or in any clubs. This school seems great and I can't wait to spend the next four years here.

abbie
I love NKU

NKU is a very diverse school, everyone is different and its the coolest thing ever. Its not like most universities everyone i...

I love NKU

NKU is a very diverse school, everyone is different and its the coolest thing ever. Its not like most universities everyone is super friendly and fun to be around. Always something to do after classes. The rec center is amazing!

ESTRA
MONEY PIT

None of the current employees in the student account or financial aid nor advising care about your financial status. They wil...

MONEY PIT

None of the current employees in the student account or financial aid nor advising care about your financial status. They will take your money even if you dropped the class and they fail to explain practically 100% of how to maintain your money and not waste it. The student account services are so quick to charge you to their "payment plan" without revising your account or contacting you about the issue. NKU WILL TAKE EVERY DIME YOU HAVE SAVED UP. Summer classes are a terrible idea unless mommy and daddy are willing to pay tremendous amounts of money for lousy/vain classes. The only employees worth anything are the Professors, Part-time instructors and janitorial/concession workers. The rest are illiterate non-degree or associates degree students posing as your peers who do not have a clue. They waste your time, place you in pointless costly courses and offer no help for their mistakes. I've personally gone through six different advisors who contradict each other and belittle their judgements. Working with NKU's advisors and student services is like herding cats, IMPOSSIBLE!

Curtis
A Push in the Right Direction

Before I came to NKU, I was a student through KCTCS. After some deep thought and consideration, I finally chose to come to NK...

A Push in the Right Direction

Before I came to NKU, I was a student through KCTCS. After some deep thought and consideration, I finally chose to come to NKU. From the other reviews I had noticed, Northern Kentucky seemed to be a great area to thrive in while still living in a smaller community. Everyone here seems to be very well rounded and can discuss just about any issue going on in today's society. This is only my first year with Northern Kentucky University, I can gladly say it won't be my last.

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  • Enrollment
  • 12,380
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $9,384
  • Acceptance rate
  • 91%

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