Admissions Information

The application fee is $40 for applying undergraduate school and $40 for graduate school at Northern Kentucky University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$40
Admission Informationhttps://nku.edu/admissions.html
Online Applicationhttps://nku.edu/admissions.html
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, 2 Year Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 90.18% and the yield is 35.56%. 2,282 men and 3,798 women applied to NKU and 2,085 men and 3,398 women students were accepted. Among them, 834 men and 1,116 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants6,0802,2823,798
Admitted5,4832,0853,398
Enrolled1,9508341,116
Acceptance Rate 90.18%91.37%89.47%
Yield 35.56%40.00%32.84%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 195 students (10% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,819 students (93%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 600 and the 25th percentile is 510. The SAT Math score is 640 (75th) and 510 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 26 (75th percentile) and 20 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing510600
SAT Math510640
ACT Composite2026
ACT Math1926
ACT English2027
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Northern Kentucky University are relatively high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,080, ACT: 61 - Public Master's College and University (larger programs)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Northern Kentucky University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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NKU Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Required



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