At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1968
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $9,384
  • Selectivity
  • Less Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • N/A
Location and setting

Suburban

Highland Heights, KY

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

July 15

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 91%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 35%
  • Application Fee
  • $40
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

63%

Top half of HS class

30%

Top quarter of HS class

11%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 440-590
  • Math
  • 440-570
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 20-26
  • English
  • 20-28
  • Math
  • 19-26
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Less Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 91%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 35%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 12,380

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$9,384

Tuition and fees (in state)

$800

books and supplies

$9,526

room and board

$19,710

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$18,384

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$800

books and supplies

$9,526

room and board

$28,710

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $3,464
  • $30-$48K
  • $6,310
  • $48-$75K
  • $9,930
  • $75-$110K
  • $12,670
  • $110 & UP
  • $13,157
Financial aid

96%

Receiving Financial Aid

38%

Receiving Federal Grants

57%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: July 15

Student Life

Student Body

12,380

Total undergrad enrollment

2,162

Total grad students

27%

Out-of-state

70%

In-state

3%

International
Students

  • 57%

    FEMALE

  • 43

    MALE
Organizations

183

Student Organizations

7

Fraternities

8

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

12%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 1%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 7%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 3%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 83%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

19:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

567

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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