Northern Kentucky University Online Programs

Northern Kentucky University is a Public, 4 years school located in Highland Heights, KY. NKU offers the online degree programs for both undergraduate and graduate studies through Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Post-graduate Certificate programs.

  • Tuition & fees: $20,448 ($10,392 Kentucky residents)
  • Online Students: 7,835
  • Online Programs: 25

NKU Online Programs Overview

Northern Kentucky University (referred to as NKU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Highland Heights, KY. NKU offers the online degree programs for both undergraduate and graduate studies through Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Post-graduate Certificate programs.
The 2020 tuition & fees at Northern Kentucky University is $10,392 for Kentucky residents and $20,448 for out-of-state students when a student take courses regularly (18 to 21 credit hours per semester). The tuition per credit hour is $402 for Kentucky residents and $804 for out-of-state students. Total 7,835 students have enrolled in online degree programs exclusively out of total 16,211 students at Northern Kentucky University.
NKU 2020 Online Programs Key Facts
Tuition & FeesUndergraduate: $20,448 ($10,392)
Graduate: $15,594 ($10,284)
Costs per Credit$804 Undergraduate
$943 Graduate
Online Students7,835
Online Programs25 programs
Offered Online ProgramsCertificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Post-graduate Certificate

Who Accredits Northern Kentucky University

Northern Kentucky University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1973 - Current).

Online Degree & Major Programs

Northern Kentucky University offers 25 online major programs Next tables summarize the offered online major programs and its sub-programs at NKU.
Online Associate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of Programs
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 1
Criminal Justice/Police Science1
Total1
Online Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of Programs
Communication and Journalism [+] 1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 2
Information Science/Studies1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (other)1
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 1
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies1
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2
Chiropractic1
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1
Business [+] 3
Organizational Behavior Studies1
Management Information Systems1
Construction Management1
Total10
Online Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of Programs
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 1
Information Science/Studies1
Education [+] 4
Education1
Educational Leadership and Administration1
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)1
Elementary Education and Teaching1
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2
Medical Informatics1
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1
Total8
Online Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of Programs
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1
Nursing Practice1
Total1
Online 1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of Programs
Business [+] 2
Organizational Behavior Studies1
Management Information Systems1
Total2
Online Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramNumber of Programs
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2
Medical Informatics1
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing1
Business [+] 1
Business/Corporate Communications1
Total3

2020 Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees of NKU are $10,392 for Kentucky residents and $20,448 for other students for undergraduate program. The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $10,284 for Kentucky residents and $15,594 for other students. The tuition per credit hour of NKU is $402 for Kentucky residents and $804 for other students. The graduate tuition per credit hour is $613 for Kentucky residents and $943 for other students.
2019-2020 Online Degree Tuition at NKU
UndergraduateGraduate
Kentucky residentsOut of StateKentucky residentsOut of State
Tuition & Fees$10,392$20,448$10,284$15,594
Cost Per Credit$402$804$613$943

Distance Learning Student Population

At online degree programs at NKU, 2,740 students (18.56% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 4,827 students (32.69% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the student population enrolled in online programs at NKU.
Distance Learning Student Population at NKU
TotalEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Total14,7642,7404,8277,197
Undergraduate11,9141,3644,4626,088
Graduate2,8501,3763651,109

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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020