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Ignite Your Future

NKU Grant County offers convenient, best-in-class educational opportunities to the residents of Grant County and the surrounding counties. Whether you're a high school student, a recent high school graduate, or a returning student with prior credits, NKU Grant County is your college close to home. Take your introductory courses here in environments proven to build success.

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Mission of NKU Grant County

As an extended campus of a public comprehensive university, Northern Kentucky University Grant County delivers innovative, student-centered education and engages in impactful scholarly and creative endeavors, all of which empower our graduates to have fulfilling career and meaningful lives, while contributing to the economic, civic, and social vitality of the community.


Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership

The program is about leading, directing and motivating people in various organizations, and it was specifically designed to accommodate prior credit. This versatile degree can prepare you for a management position in a variety of industry sectors.

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

In the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program, you will learn how to provide care for people of all ages and in a variety of health care settings, including hospitals, outpatient clinics and community agencies.

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Carolyn King

Carolyn King ('01)

“I started at NKU Grant County in 1998 and loved being close to home. I was able to keep my full-time job while taking classes since my job and school were only ten minutes apart."

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Deanna Morris

Deanna Morris ('13, '17)

“From my very first semester at NKU Grant County to my last, I loved every moment. I enjoyed my classes, and the professors are amazing there—in both general education and concentration courses."

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Colton Simpson

Colton Simpson

"Because [NKU Staff] were overwhelmingly accommodating to my work schedule, I was able to build lasting connections within my community, which led to my current job."

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Scott Switzer

Scott Switzer ('03)

“NKU Grant County was just taking shape when I started in the fall of 1998, so I wasn't able to take full advantage of everything that it offers today. However, the center did allow me to take general education courses close to home, which meant I saved on gas and had more time to study."

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