Highland Heights, KY
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
57%
43%
student ratio
69
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 1
fall application deadline
55%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Non-Profit Management Certificate [Nonprofit Management ]
    • Public Administration Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 39 semester hours, including completion of the capstone course
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

55% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 49
    • Accepted 27
    • Acceptance Rate 55
    • Enrolled 15
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $40
    • Application Fee - International $40
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st June 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, minimum GPA of 2.5, and letters of references, portfolios
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesminimum GPA of 2.0
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableGraduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students69
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students69
    • Part-time Percentage90%
    • Full-time Percentage10%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American13%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage78%
    • Part-time Percentage22%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNonprofit management, human resource management, urban planning, service-learning, homeland security
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Public Administration

College of Arts and Sciences
Northern Kentucky University

424 Founders Hall
Highland Heights, KY 41099
United States

Dr. Shamima Ahmed

Program Chair of Political Science, Criminal Justice and Organizational Leadership

Phone: 859-572-6402
Fax: 859-572-6184
Email: ahmed@nku.edu

Ms. Alison Swanson

Graduate Admissions Coordinator

Phone: 859-572-6971
Email: swansona1@nku.edu

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