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Northern Kentucky is a public graduate school in Highland Heights, Kentucky in the Cincinnati Area. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 2,850 graduate students. Of the 25 graduate programs offered at Northern Kentucky University, 8 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Northern Kentucky University are Law, Registered Nursing (RN), and Social Work. 67% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
2,850
Part-Time Grad Students
1,898
Research Assistants
4
Teaching Assistants
9
Racial Diversity
  • White
    81.9%
  • African American
    8.2%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    2.8%
  • Hispanic
    2.4%
  • Unknown
    1.7%
  • Multiracial
    1.3%
  • Asian
    1.3%
  • Native American
    0.3%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Driven
    42%
  • Down-to-earth
    16%
  • Friendly
    16%
  • Intellectual
    11%
  • Organized
    11%
  • tolerant
    5%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 18 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    39%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    28%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    28%
  • Cheap
    6%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
84%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 19 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 19 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 19 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 19 responses
  • $100K+
    11%
  • $50K-$75K
    11%
  • $25K-$50K
    58%
  • <$25K
    21%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 19 responses
  • $100K-$125K
    5%
  • $75K-$100K
    5%
  • $50-$75K
    5%
  • <$50K
    5%
  • Did not graduate yet
    79%
68%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 19 responses

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$46,979
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$921
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$108,900
National
$217,500

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