Northern Kentucky University Area Apartments for Rent(hide college information)
Northern Kentucky University is located roughly seven miles from Cincinnati, Ohio in Highland Heights. It is also about five miles south of Newport, a charming riverfront city across the Ohio River from Cincinnati.
With so many great cities to choose from, finding an apartment near Northern Kentucky University will be an adventure. Choose from the charming, historic Newport, the closest city of Highland Heights, or even venture into downtown Cincinnati and live where the action is.
Northern Kentucky University became a state university in 1968, making it one of the youngest universities in Kentucky. NKU’s six colleges include its newest, the College of Informatics, which was founded in 2006. The Salmon P. Chase College of Law predates the university, founded in Cincinnati in 1893. It merged with NKU in 1971 and moved from Cincinnati.
The Northern Kentucky Norse sports teams participate in NCAA Division I as part of the Atlantic Sun Conference. Teams include baseball, basketball, tennis, and soccer. School colors are gold and white.