Northern Kentucky University (NKU) is one of the leading public institutions in the state of Kentucky, offering a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. NKU's first-year programs have received national recognition for making the transition to college life easier for incoming students.

Undergraduate majors available include Accountancy, Anthropology, Art & Graphic Design, Athletic Training, Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Business Informatics, Business/Marketing, Career and Technical Education, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Computer Information Technology, Computer Science, Construction Management, Counseling & Human Services, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Economics, Electronic Engineering Technology, Electronic Media & Broadcasting, Elementary Education, English, Entrepreneurship, and many more.

Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, Kentucky is accredited by the Commission on Colleges (COC) of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees.

It was selected as one of six universities to participate in an exclusive partnership with the The New York Times.

Awards and Rankings:

- Northern Kentucky University is ranked 66th in Tier 1 in the category "Regional Universities (South)" by US News & World Report (2011).

- The Northern Kentucky University College of Business is an outstanding business school, according to The Princeton Review. It is one of 23 business schools selected for inclusion in the 2008 edition of "Best 290 Business Schools".

- The Northern Kentucky University Fifth Third Bank Entrepreneurship Institute received the 2007 National Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (NCEC) Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Teaching and Pedagogical Innovation.

- 92% of seniors would recommend NKU to another student (Senior Survey 1997- 2005).

- Results of the 2002 Graduate Survey show that 99% of graduates were enrolled in graduate school or were employed.

- The NKU communication graduate program received the National Communication Association Outstanding and Innovative Master's Program Award. The award is the most prestigious acknowledgement that the association awards to master's-level graduate programs.

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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