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Undergraduate Student Annual Estimated Cost of Attendance 2019/2020

  Tuition (estimate) Housing & Meals (average) Total
IN-STATE* $10,296 $8,228 $18,524
OUT-OF-STATE $20,256 $8,228 $28,484

In State?

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Out of State? International?

You may be eligible for in-state tuition plus $500 with the new EDGE Program.

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Transferring to NKU?

Scholarship and award opportunities are available for eligible
transfer students.

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*Estimated tuition is based on 15 credit hours each semester (the average required to graduate in four years) for the 2019-20 academic year. This does not include course fees, online fees or other required fees, which vary based on the chosen courses of the individual student. Click here to view a complete listing of tuition and fees.

Degree seeking residents of the following counties in Indiana are also eligible for this rate: Dearborn, Franklin, Jefferson, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland. Additionally, eligible Ohio resident may also be eligible for this rate under Ohio Reciprocity.

Financial Aid

The Office of Student Financial Assistance will help you find resources to meet your college expenses. The office will help you understand the entire financial aid process beginning with submitting your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) through the awarding of aid. Types of aid include scholarships, grants, loans, and student work programs. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after October 1 of your senior year to be considered for financial aid. NKU’s school code is 009275.

NKU provides scholarship opportunities to new freshmen and transfer students as well as current students. Learn about available scholarships and the various application requirements. Complete the scholarship application by February 17, 2020 to conveniently apply for most NKU scholarships.



Student Account Services

NKU makes every effort to make the cost of attending college affordable. The NKU Installment Plan allows you to divide your tuition and fee expenses into convenient monthly payments per semester. Learn more about cost and how to pay tuition and fees at the Office of Student Account Services.