The mission of Northern Kentucky University is to educate students to succeed in their chosen life roles; be informed, contributing members of their communities - regionally, nationally, and internationally; and pursue satisfying and fulfilling lives. The university will offer a comprehensive array of baccalaureate and master's programs as well as law and other selected doctoral programs that meet regional needs.
The university supports multi-dimensional excellence across the full breadth of its work: teaching and learning, research and creative activity, and outreach and public engagement. Northern Kentucky University fosters a community that values openness, inclusion and respect. The university is committed to intellectual and creative freedom and to the open expression of ideas in ways that support scholarship and advance the learning process. The university embraces its regional stewardship role as reflected in its significant contribution to the intellectual, social, economic, cultural and civic vitality of the region and Read more… the commonwealth.
Northern Kentucky University achieves its mission through outstanding faculty, state-of-the-art programs and community partnerships. The university prides itself on its learner focus, entrepreneurial spirit, global perspective, innovative programs, small classes, technology-enhanced academic programs, co-curricular learning opportunities, and emphasis on active learning, including student research, internships, co-op programs and service learning.
Northern Kentucky University is the commonwealth’s only regional university located in a major metropolitan area. The university values its role as an integral part of the metropolitan region and recognizes the region as a powerful source of knowledge and experience that can strengthen, enhance and enrich every aspect of the university. Regional stewardship informs every dimension of the university's mission.
|Campus Setting:||Large suburb|
|Highest Degree Offered:||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice|
|Level of Institution:||Four or more years|
There's not many activities going on around campus, but classes are interesting enough and challenging enough to keep you busy. Also, living in the dorms in close somewhat close quarters to people, you become familiar with them and I've been able to make many friends and connections to people just living in the same building as them. Also, it is a pretty big step towards independence to be able to get out from your parents' house and have a place you can call your own.» Read More
I really enjoy the History Department, since every instructor DEEPLY cares about each of their students, and is PASSIONATE about what they are teaching. The Anthropology Department is gradually improving, by continuing to hire staff that still work in their fields, and within a couple of years will be updated and current to the times. The school as a whole is very welcoming and friendly to new students, and it feels more like a small community, rather than a big school.» Read More