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North Central University is a nonprofit private institution located in Minneapolis, MN and provides a large number of program options for students. The school's Assemblies of God Church affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. North Central University has a yearly student enrollment of approximately 1,400.
Students can choose from several areas of study, including but not limited to:
- Theology And Religious Vocations
- Family And Consumer Sciences
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Business And Marketing Studies
Students applying for admission are usually required to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. Either the ACT or SAT exam must be taken in order to apply to North Central University. Scores within the range of 19 - 25 on the ACT or 870 - 1170 on the SAT are required to increase your chances for getting accepted. This school has an admissions rate of around 71% of which only 53% decided to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found here.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $20,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's tuition calculator to identify their cost of attendance. Student housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is around $3,400. Students at this school may qualify for aid which is usually grants and loans.
The North Central University Rams participate in a number of athletic programs, overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs offered may include:
Students should visit the North Central University website to see a complete list of areas of study, financial aid details, and more that is available at this school.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may give an overview of the applicants North Central University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of students that were accepted, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to see your chances of getting accepted to North Central University.
Admission Requirements & Recommendations
- High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
- Letters of Recommendation are Required
- SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
- TOEFL for ESL Students are Required
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...
ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2013
|Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)|
|ACT ® English||19 - 27|
|ACT ® Math||18 - 25|
|ACT ® Composite Score||19 - 26|
Acceptance Rate Table
We have provided a table below which represents your chances of getting into North Central University.
|Granted Admissions||477 (95%)|
|Accepted Students That Enrolled||246 (52%)|
Total enrollment at North Central University is around 1,200 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 9% enrolling as graduate students and 91% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $22,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $850 to $1,000 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||99%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||99%||$6,925|
|Receiving Student Loans||85%||$7,611|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 4.6%.
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and recent graduates, North Central University may provide services like:
- Online classes
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Student employment
- Employment search assistance
North Central University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 45%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||17%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||22%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||3%|
North Central University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Upper Midwest Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Upper Midwest Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2008-2013. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact North Central University for official up-to-date information.