Only anthropology seeks to understand the whole panorama
-- in geographic space and evolutionary time --
of human existence.

Welcome to the Anthropology website at Northern Kentucky University, offering the best in undergraduate archaeological, cultural, physical, linguistic, and applied anthropology education.

Anthropology at NKU is a learner-centered program committed to excellence in a diverse environment. Our courses and extra-curricular activities are designed to give students a deeper appreciation of diversity of all peoples.

Our award-winning faculty specialize in different subdisciplines of anthropology and cultures around the world. Our major and minors prepare students for career opportunities in applied anthropology or graduate work in anthropology.


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Donations to NKU Anthropology should go to: Anthropology Fund (#0732301580), University Development, Lucas Administration Center 221, 100 Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, KY 41099, (859) 572-6062,

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