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Financial Assistance

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Important Coronavirus

(COVID-19) Updates

Student Financial Assistance Services Update

The Office of Student Financial Assistance (SFA) is committed to the well-being
of students, employees, and the NKU community-at-large as we transition to being on-campus amid the Coronavirus pandemic. In accordance with the Norse Nine principles for “NKU Moving Forward”, we are providing recommendations for accessing SFA services safely and securely from home.  All SFA services can be conveniently accessed online/remotely.  Students and visitors are encouraged to utilize the following options to obtain assistance from SFA:

Need to submit documents to SFA?  Submit your documents via email to from your NKU student email account.  Please include your student ID number.  Note: Please allow up to 10 business days for document processing.  This is the standard processing time for any documents submitted.

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



Have you or your family been significantly
impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic? 

You may qualify to apply for a Professional
Judgement Review of your financial aid eligibility.

Learn more



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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


Summer Hours: Mon-Thurs 9am-3pm, Friday Virtual
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