Northern Kentucky University
Type Public
Established 1968 (1968)
President Geoffrey S. Mearns
Provost Sue Ott Rowlands
Location Highland Heights, Kentucky, United States
Campus Suburban
Colors Black and gold
Nickname Norse

Northern Kentucky University is a public, co-educational university in northern Kentucky located in Highland Heights, seven miles southeast of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. The university is primarily an undergraduate, liberal arts institution, but it also features a variety of graduate programs. Notable among the university's institutions are the Salmon P. Chase College of Law and the College of Informatics, founded in 2006. The university enrolled almost 14,700 students, and it ranked 82 among Southern regional universities and 31 in "Top Public Schools" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[1]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Health Informatics
33 credit hours, completed in roughly two years; includes a capstone project
Available online? On-campus and online
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Northern Kentucky University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 17 November 2016.