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RATES INCLUDE TUITION AS ESTABLISHED BY NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY'S BOARD OF REGENTS. RATES ARE EFFECTIVE FALL 2021 AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

2021-22 Tuition Schedule - Printer Friendly Version


Rates below do not apply for students enrolled in an Accelerated Online major.  Click here for specific information on rates for Accelerated Online majors or Accelerated Online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).


  • + 2021-22 Undergraduate

    2021-22 Undergraduate

    Per credit hour rate

    Full Time rate per semester
    (12-16 hours) *includes mandatory fees

    KY Resident

    $417

    $5,196

    Metro (1)

    $631

    $7,764

    Indiana Residents (2)

    $417

    $5,196

    Ohio Reciprocity (3)

    $417

    $5,196

    Non-resident

    $836

    $10,224

    School Based Scholar (No Course or Campus Rec Fee)

    $72

    N/A

    AELP (Full Time Intensive Program)

    N/A

    $2,122.50/course

    AELP (Semi-Intensive)

    N/A

    $1,327.50/course

    Online Major

    $452

    N/A

    PACE Major

    $417

    N/A

    **Additional fees include the mandatory campus rec fee (see complete list of miscellaneous fees) as well as any applicable class fees. Click here to view class fees.

    (1) Metro Rate: The former undergraduate Metro rate (prior to Fall 2017 only) is being phased out over the next 6 years.  Effective Fall 2019 - New incoming full-time students may be charged the regular non-resident rate but qualify for the EDGE award

    (2) Indiana Rate: Degree seeking residents of the following counties in Indiana are eligible for this rate: Dearborn, Franklin, Jefferson, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland.  

    (3) Ohio Reciprocity: A special rate for undergraduate students who are working on an initial bachelor's degree and meet ALL of the following three conditions. 

    a.  Are a resident of certain Ohio counties: Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Fayette, Hamilton, Highland, or Warren.

    b. Have an associate degree from one of the following Ohio institutions: University of Cincinnati (including UC Blue Ash College and UC Clermont College), Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Clark State Community College, Miami University - Hamilton, Miami University - Middletown or Southern State Community College.

    c.  Have submitted all necessary credentials to the NKU Office of Undergraduate Admissions by appropriate deadlines. Fall deadline is August 1, spring deadline is December 1, and summer deadline is May 1. The following programs are excluded from this tuition program: Early Childhood Education (Birth - Kindergarten) and Nursing.

  • + 2021-22 General Graduate

    2021-22 General Graduate

    Per credit hour rate

    KY Resident

    $550

    Graduate Metro (4)

    $670

    Non-resident

    $845

    Online

    $653

    **Additional fees include the mandatory campus rec fee (see complete list of miscellaneous fees) as well as any applicable class fees. Click here to view class fees.

    (4) Graduate Metro Rate: Students who reside in any Ohio or Indiana counties

  • + 2021-22 College of Business Graduate

    2021-22 Masters of Acountancy

    Per credit hour rate

    KY Resident

    $510

    Graduate Metro(4)

    $599

    Non-resident $832

    2021-22 MBA

    Per credit hour rate

    KY Resident

    $565

    Graduate Metro(4)

    $664

    Non-resident

    Masters of Business Leadership & Innovation (MBLI)

    $921

    $4,825/semester

    **Additional fees include the mandatory campus rec fee (see complete list of miscellaneous fees) as well as any applicable class fees. Click here to view class fees.

    (4) Graduate Metro: Students who reside in any Ohio or Indiana counties.

  • + 2021-22 College of Health and Human Services Graduate

    2021-22 College of Health and Human Services

    Per credit hour rate

    Doctorate in Nursing Practice (Post-Master's)

    $673

    Doctorate in Nursing Practice for CRNA's (Post-Master's)

    Doctorate in Occupational Therapy

    $673

    $845

    Online MSN & Certificates

    Masters of Science in Exercise Science

    $645

    $450

    2021-22 DNP-Nurse Anesthesia Program

    Per credit hour rate

    KY Resident

    $746

    Graduate Metro (4)

    $954

    Non-resident

    DNP-NAP-Metro (for qualifying counties only)

    $954

    $746

    2021-22 Masters of Counseling & Masters of Social Work

    Per credit hour rate

    KY Resident

    $613

    Graduate Metro (4)

    $630

    Non-resident $943
    2021-22 Masters of Science in Athletic Training

    Per credit hour rate

    KY Resident

    $450

    Graduate Metro (4)

    $550

    Non-resident

    $550

    **Additional fees include the mandatory campus rec fee (see complete list of miscellaneous fees) as well as any applicable class fees. Click here to view class fees.

  • + 2021-22 Masters of Education

    2021-22 Online Masters of Education

    Per credit hour rate

    All students

    $400

    **Additional fees include the mandatory campus rec fee (see complete list of miscellaneous fees) as well as any applicable class fees. Click here to view class fees.
     
  • + 2021-22 Doctorate in Education

    2021-22 Doctorate in Education

    Per credit hour rate

    KY Resident

    $684 (5)

    Graduate Metro (4)

    $803 (5)

    Non-resident

    $998 (5)

    **Additional fees include the mandatory campus rec fee (see complete list of miscellaneous fees) as well as any applicable class fees. Click here to view class fees.

    (4) Graduate Metro Rate: Students who reside in any Ohio or Indiana counties.

    (5) Doctorate in Education rate includes $100 per credit hour program fee.

  • + 2021-22 Chase College of Law

    2021-22 Chase College of Law

    Per credit hour rate

    Per semester rate (13 - 16 hours) *includes mandatory fees

    Resident

    $854

    $11,532.50

    Non-resident

    $1,381

    $18,383.50

    LLM Program (6)

    $1,003.60

    N/A

    **Additional fees include the mandatory campus rec fee (see complete list of miscellaneous fees) as well as any applicable class fees. Click here to view class fees.

    (6) For details see LLM program information.

 

 

 

 

**Additional fees include the mandatory campus rec fee (see complete list of miscellaneous fees) as well as any applicable class fees. Click here to view class fees.

*Summer tuition is not capped for full time students. Tuition is charged per credit hour in the summer semester.

*If you register for a course after the initial tuition due date, that tuition is due upon registration.
 
*Those students who elect to audit a course pay the same fees per hour as courses being taken for credit.
 
*A change of major that takes place after the last day to add a full session class for the semester will not affect your tuition rate for that semester. The tuition change will take effect at the start of the following semester.