SAT Range 920 - 1,175
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Northern Kentucky University is a Public school located in Highland Heights, KY. Northern Kentucky University has a total enrollment of 14,699 with a graduation rate of 40% and a student/faculty ratio of 19:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Northern Kentucky University SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Northern Kentucky University.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPublic
Avg. price for students receiving grants$9,173
Avg. price for students living on campus$22,210
Avg. price for students living off campus$25,062


Total applicants7,397
Total admissions6,797
Admission rate92%
Application fee$40
Average staff salary$68,085

25th percentile score

SAT math460
SAT reading460
SAT writing440
ACT composite20

75th percentile score

SAT math580
SAT reading595
SAT writing560
ACT composite26

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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