Northern Kentucky University Comparison

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Northern Kentucky University
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Location Highland Heights, KY
Setting Large Suburban
Students 16,211
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $9,912
Tuition (Out of State) $19,872
Room & Board $10,046
Avg Net Price $9,664
Avg Grant Aid $9,636
% Receiving Grant Aid 99%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 87%
Avg High School GPA 3.41
Admissions Standards Average
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 20/26
SAT Range 960/1190
Application Deadline Jul 15, 2022


Graduation Rate 37%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $39,700
Making Student Loan Payments 53%
Median Student Loan Debt $24,950
Median Loan Payment $257
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard