Mark your calendar with these important admission deadlines:
Spring Deadlines (for students starting classes in January)
Admissions Priority Deadline: November 1
Final Admissions Deadline: December 1
Fall Deadlines (for students starting classes in August)
Scholarship Deadline: January 15
Incoming freshman interested in NKU scholarships must submit a completed admission application to the university by this deadline.
Financial Aid Priority Deadline: February 1
The FAFSA is available after January 1 every year.
- Assured Consideration Deadline: February 15
Applicants applying after this deadline run the risk of not being admitted if NKU reaches capacity for new freshmen. You could be placed on a waiting list, deferred to a subsequent semester or denied admission.
- Honors Program Application Deadline: March 15
Students wishing to participate in the Honors program must submit their application by this date.
Enrollment Confirmation Deadline: May 1
Admitted students must confirm their intent to enroll at NKU by submitting a $75 enrollment confirmation fee prior to May 1, or two weeks after their acceptance. Confirmed students will be invited to Northern Exposure, our new student orientation program.
University Housing Deadline: May 1
The University Housing application opens December 1, priority room selection is based on date of application.
Final Admission Deadline: July 1