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NKU offers displaced CCU students 50 percent tuition discount

The local Christian university is abruptly closing its doors after 95 years
Josh Kelly, Managing Editor October 30, 2019

NKU is offering a 50 percent tuition discount to Cincinnati Christian University students for the next spring semester after the university abruptly announced it is closing its doors at the end of this...

The James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.

Tuition rate jumps as housing, dining and parking fees rise

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor March 26, 2019

It just got slightly more expensive to attend NKU. The Board of Regents approved several rate increases, including a 2.8 percent tuition hike, for various goods and services on campus during their March...

There are 1,250 less students enrolled at NKU now than in 2011. For every 13 that enrolled then, only 12 enroll now.

How NKU fights its shrinking enrollment

There are 1,250 less students at NKU now than seven years ago. For every 13 students that enrolled then, 12 enroll now.
Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor October 24, 2018
Continued decline in enrollment could lead to further shortfalls, which means less spending on everything. This year’s shortfall occurred because NKU estimated the enrollment decline on historic data— but is there a precedent?
The Board of Regents unanimously approved a 3 percent tuition increase and an operating budget that eliminates over 60 positions at a special meeting May 17, 2018.

Fall tuition jumps 3 percent as division budgets, positions get clipped

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief May 17, 2018
Undergraduate tuition is set to rise by $280 per year this fall as three university divisions are cut by $5.8 million to cover low enrollment and rising costs.
The NKU Board of Regents announced a 4 percent tuition increase. Dining, housing and parking fee raises were also approved.

Board of Regents announce 4 percent tuition increase

Cole Grecco, News Editor April 28, 2017

The NKU Board of Regents announced Wednesday there will be tuition increases as well as as increased prices in housing, parking and dining. With the increasing fees incoming changes to scholarships and...

NKU Regent Dennis Repenning listens to a presentation by Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Sue Ott Rowlands (left) during Wednesdays Board of Regents meeting.

NKU modifies master plan for new residence hall

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor November 3, 2016

The NKU Board of Regents voted Wednesday to approve the use of land currently occupied by Parking Lot F as a site for a new residence hall. A last-minute addition to the agenda, the issue was one of...

The NKU Board of Regents approved the budget for the coming year, which includes cutting more than 100 staff and faculty positions. This photo is from the April 27 board meeting.

BREAKING: NKU approves 3 percent tuition increase

Matt Sexton, Political Editor April 27, 2016

The Board of Regents for Northern Kentucky University approved a 3 percent undergraduate tuition increase for 2016-2017 during today's meeting in the Student Union.There will also be a 3 percent increase...

This slide from President Geoffrey Mearns presentation shows how much tuition would increase at different percentage rates.

Budget to cause tuition increases

Carrie Crotzer, Editor-in-Chief April 19, 2016

Retention rates, tuition increases and budget cuts were all key topics in NKU President Geoffrey Mearns’ Annual Budget Report on April 18. While Mearns was excited to announce that there will be...

University raises tuition for 2015-16 school year by 3 percent

Tori Lentz, News Editor March 19, 2015

The Board of Regents voted Wednesday to increase tuition for Kentucky residents by 3.12 percent, meaning Kentuckians will pay $11 more per credit hour next year. The increase means that the cost of attending...

Student debt impacts NKU alumni

Kassidy Stricklett, Staff Reporter September 26, 2014

Whether he was doing homework, participating in fraternity events, running or working, Robert Hamm used to be your typical student here at NKU. But that all changed in May. In May of 2014, Hamm shipped...

New programs help students ‘leap’ into college life

Andrea Carter, Staff Writer August 6, 2014

Conveniently located in a single suite of the University Center are the tools that students can use to succeed in their college careers. NKU’s University Connect and Persist (UCAP) and the Student Achievement...

College loans on the rise, students beware of future

September 12, 2012

Going to college is a serious business, in more ways than one. Student loan debt is on the rise with no end in sight. Northern Kentucky University should be active in making sure student loans don’t...

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