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Choosing the right university is one of the most exciting and difficult decisions you will make.  At 51, we know you are looking for a school that is affordable, safe and most importantly, has a reputation for academic excellence and career placement.

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For help, send an email to beanorse@nku.edu

Admission applications are not available from 11:00 p.m. to 12:01 a.m. daily.


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Freshman Admissions Requirements and Deadlines
Transfer Admissions Requirements and Deadlines 
Graduate Admissions Requirements and Deadlines

Pre-College Curriculum Form
Clery Act Notice/Campus Safety

Degree-seeking students can apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA can be completed online at . When completing the FAFSA, be sure to indicate the 51 school code: #009275. 


51 is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.