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North Central University is a private institution that was founded in 1930. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,297, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 9 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. North Central University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (Midwest), 71. Its tuition and fees are $19,996 (2013-14).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
North Central University is a Christ-centered Pentecostal school with a commitment to academic excellence that prepares students to fulfill biblical models of leadership and ministry throughout the world.Whether you're called to the local church, the corporate world, the classroom or wherever God has called you we believe in helping you fulfill that calling. We are committed providing an anointed spiritual atmosphere on campus. Our focus on academic excellence means a sound, accredited education in 72 different bachelor degree programs and emphases such as: business administration, communications, education, biblical studies, music, psychology and more. Students live out their college experience in a vibrant metropolitan city. Minneapolis offers a variety of jobs, internships, ministry positions, entertainment, outreach opportunities and much more. North Central is dedicated to helping you shape the rest of your life for Kingdom service. We are committed to our motto, Your Life. Our Mission.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Assemblies of God|
When applying to North Central University, it's important to note the application deadline is June 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due June 1. The application fee at North Central University is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 96.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||96.9%|
|Application deadline||June 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||June 1|
The student-faculty ratio at North Central University is 16:1. The most popular majors at North Central University include: Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies; Human Development and Family Studies, General; Elementary Education and Teaching; Business Administration and Management, General; and Pastoral Studies/Counseling. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 66.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||17%|
|Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates|
North Central University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,297, with a gender distribution of 45.4 percent male students and 54.6 percent female students. North Central University is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
North Central University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health insurance. North Central University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at North Central University, 37 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at North Central University.
|Students who have cars on campus||37%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At North Central University, 85.6 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $4,818.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$19,996 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$6,122 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data