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Important Coronavirus

(COVID-19) Updates

Student Financial Assistance Transitions to NKU Virtual Campus

With the shift to a virtual learning campus instituted by Northern Kentucky University due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the office of Student Financial Assistance has transitioned to Virtual Business Operations. We are, however, committed to continue to assist with all financial aid questions and ensuring the timely processing of financial aid. Our team is available to answer any questions you may have by email to and by phone at 859-572-5143 or 1-(888) 225-4499.

As a Virtual Learning Campus, our access to mailed documents is limited. Therefore, we strongly encourage you to submit your documents to us via email

Visit our Coronavirus Updates and FAQs page for answers to frequently asked questions from the Office of Student Financial Assistance 


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Important Announcement

Effective Spring 2018, a graduate student must be enrolled during any semester for at least 3 graduate level credit hours to receive a student loan and 6 semester credit hours to be considered a full-time student.

Undergraduate Net Price Calculator
Guide to help families plan for educational costs at NKU. This calculator estimates your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and serves as a resource for early financial planning.

Out of State? International?

You may be eligible for the new EDGE Program


Office Hours:  Mon-Fri 8:15 am - 4:30 pm
Walk-in Location:  Lucas Administrative Center, Room 301
Mailing Address:  AC 416 Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, KY 41099
Phone:  (859) 572-5143 or (888) 225-4499
Fax:  (859) 572-6997