66%

Acceptance Rate

N/A

Avg.Financial Aid

038133

FAFSA Code

About Northcentral University (NCU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

10,535

Website

www.ncu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

Northcentral University was founded in the year 1996. The university focuses only on distance learning and it is striving hard to serve students with quality education worldwide. Innovation, Diversity, Excellence, and Accountability are said to be the four pillars of the university.

  • The vision of the university is to provide unprecedented access to the US regionally accredited higher education.

  • Northcentral university Federal School Code is 038113.
  • The university has an innovative and creative training system. It also encourages the students to seek solutions to the challenges which will improve the quality of the programs offered.

  • University acceptance rate is 66%. The student-faculty ratio of the university is 17:1.


Online Education at Northcentral University

The university has been helping the students worldwide by providing online education and helping them to achieve their goals. The coursework is updated and can be accessed at any time of the day.

For more info on Tuition and Fees


Reviews

Some of the student reviews are given below.

  • The teacher’s style of teaching is great. They continuously interact with the students and give feedback for their improvement. The course structure is new and updated.

  • The cost of online programs are higher than traditional on-campus colleges but it balances for not having to attend the classes on campus.

Location & Contact

Address

2488 Historic Decatur Rd.

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8883272877
Fax: 9285417817
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Rankings

  • The university has been ranked #57 in 'Regional Colleges-Midwest' by the US news.

 

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

66%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

N/A

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

N/A

Northcentral University Admission Process

Northcentral University admission is the first and most important step that every student will take in order to achieve their academic goals. The University feels that the admission process should be comfortable and easy. Candidates have to carefully look into all the requirements and make sure they are ready before they apply for the program which suits them the best. The university offers both degree programs and non-degree programs. The admission process and requirements are mentioned below.

Non–Degree Admission

Candidates who wish to apply for an individual course and not seeking a degree can apply for this process. It is very important that the candidate have an email id in order to send and receive attached files and proper internet connection

Admission Process for Non–Degree courses

  • Students have to first complete the online application upon which a personal identification number will be generated.
  • Candidates have to use their email address and the personal identification number for further purpose.
  • Candidates should also send their official transcripts from previous schools attended with help of university’s transcript request form.
  • All the international applicants should have a credential evaluation and should submit an English Proficiency exam score.
  • Once the application has been submitted and all the related transcripts, the university’s Enrollment Advisor will review the application and inform (via email) the candidates whether he/ she is eligible and the total number of credits awarded.
  • Eligible candidates will receive an enrollment packet which consists of an official printable letter of acceptance or electronic enrollment agreement.
  • Candidates will receive a proposed degree plan and also the candidates have to review the first and second courses.
  • Candidates are also asked to make initial tuition payment either by eCheck or credit card.
  • University starts offering courses every Monday and each student will be guided by Enrollment Specialist to get access to the student Web site and to schedule courses.
  • An orientation will be held for the student which will give the details related to the internal message system, writing centre, library, bookstore, university documents and course syllabus. Academic Advisor is available for every student to help throughout the program.

Bachelor’s Degree Admissions

The University provides various bachelor’s degree programs for students to study. The university accepts International applicants and Military applicants for admissions provided the applicants to submit all the necessary documents and transcripts.

Admission Process for Bachelor’s Degree courses

  • Students have to first complete the online application upon which a personal identification number will be generated.
  • Candidates have to use their email address and the personal identification number for further purpose.
  • Candidates should also send their official transcripts from previous schools attended with help of university’s transcript request form.
  • All the international applicants should have a credential evaluation and should submit an English Proficiency exam score.
  • Once the application has been submitted and all the related transcripts, the university’s Enrollment Advisor will review the application and inform (via email) the candidates whether he/ she is eligible and the total number of credits awarded.
  • Eligible candidates will receive an enrollment packet which consists of an official printable letter of acceptance or electronic enrollment agreement.
  • Candidates will receive a proposed degree plan and also the candidates have to review the first and second courses.
  • Candidates are also asked to make initial tuition payment either by eCheck or credit card.
  • University starts offering courses every Monday and each student will be guided by Enrollment Specialist to get access to the student Web site and to schedule courses.
  • An orientation will be held for the student which will give the details related to the internal message system, writing centre, library, bookstore, university documents and course syllabus. Academic Advisor is available for every student to help throughout the program.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Admissions

Candidates having a conferred bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution can apply for Post-Baccalaureate certificate programs. The university accepts International applicants and Military applicants for admissions provided the applicants to submit all the necessary documents and transcripts.

Admission Process for Post-Baccalaureate certificate programs

  • Students have to first complete the online application upon which a personal identification number will be generated.
  • Candidates have to use their email address and the personal identification number for further purpose.
  • Candidates should also send their official transcripts from previous schools attended with help of university’s transcript request form
  • All the international applicants should have a credential evaluation and should submit an English Proficiency exam score.
  • Once the application has been submitted and all the related transcripts, the university’s Enrollment Advisor will review the application and inform (via email) the candidates whether he/ she is eligible and the total number of credits awarded.
  • Eligible candidates will receive an enrollment packet which consists of an official printable letter of acceptance or electronic enrollment agreement.
  • Candidates will receive a proposed degree plan and also the candidates have to review the first and second courses.
  • Candidates are also asked to make initial tuition payment either by eCheck or credit card.
  • University starts offering courses every Monday and each student will be guided by Enrollment Specialist to get access to the student Web site and to schedule courses.
  • An orientation will be held for the student which will give the details related to the internal message system, writing centre, library, bookstore, university documents and course syllabus. Academic Advisor is available for every student to help throughout the program.

Master’s Degree Admissions

Candidates should have a conferred bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in order to apply for master’s degree programs. The University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) in the school of business has two options for admission. The two options are:

  • Direct Entry: Applicants can immediately start the Master of Business Administration (MBA) if the applicants have completed a bachelor’s degree in business from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution.

  • Evaluation Track: Candidates can also start with their program even though the applicant has not met the direct entry requirements with the help of SKS5001-8 degree plan.

The university accepts International applicants and Military applicants for admissions provided the applicants to submit all the necessary documents and transcripts.

Admission Process for Master’s Degree courses

  • Students have to first complete the online application upon which a personal identification number will be generated.
  • Candidates have to use their email address and the personal identification number for further purpose.
  • Candidates should also send their official transcripts from previous schools attended with help of university’s transcript request form
  • All the international applicants should have a credential evaluation and should submit an English Proficiency exam score.
  • Once the application has been submitted and all the related transcripts, the university’s Enrollment Advisor will review the application and inform (via email) the candidates whether he/ she is eligible and the total number of credits awarded.
  • Eligible candidates will receive an enrollment packet which consists of an official printable letter of acceptance or electronic enrollment agreement.
  • Candidates will receive a proposed degree plan and also the candidates have to review the first and second courses.
  • Candidates are also asked to make initial tuition payment either by eCheck or credit card.
  • University starts offering courses every Monday and each student will be guided by Enrollment Specialist to get access to the student Web site and to schedule courses.
  • An orientation will be held for the student which will give the details related to the internal message system, writing centre, library, bookstore, university documents and course syllabus. Academic Advisor is available for every student to help throughout the program.

Post-Master’s Certificate Admissions

Candidates should have a conferred masters or doctoral degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution. The university accepts International applicants and Military applicants for admissions provided the applicants to submit all the necessary documents and transcripts.

Admission Process for Post Master’s certificate courses

  • Students have to first complete the online application upon which a personal identification number will be generated.
  • Candidates have to use their email address and the personal identification number for further purpose.
  • Candidates should also send their official transcripts from previous schools attended with help of university’s transcript request form.
  • All the international applicants should have a credential evaluation and should submit an English Proficiency exam score.
  • Once the application has been submitted and all the related transcripts, the university’s Enrollment Advisor will review the application and inform (via email) the candidates whether he/ she is eligible and the total number of credits awarded.
  • Eligible candidates will receive an enrollment packet which consists of an official printable letter of acceptance or electronic enrollment agreement.
  • Candidates will receive a proposed degree plan and also the candidates have to review the first and second courses.
  • Candidates are also asked to make initial tuition payment either by eCheck or credit card.
  • University starts offering courses every Monday and each student will be guided by Enrollment Specialist to get access to the student Web site and to schedule courses.
  • An orientation will be held for the student which will give the details related to the internal message system, writing centre, library, bookstore, university documents and course syllabus. Academic Advisor is available for every student to help throughout the program.

Doctoral Admissions

Candidates who wish take admissions for Doctoral degree programs under School of Education, School of Business, Department of Psychology, and Department of Marriage and Family Therapy under School of Social and Behavioral Science should have the determined master degree in the necessary fields.

Admission Process for Doctoral degree programs

  • Students have to first complete the online application upon which a personal identification number will be generated.
  • Candidates have to use their email address and the personal identification number for further purpose.
  • Candidates should also send their official transcripts from previous schools attended with help of university’s transcript request form.
  • All the international applicants should have a credential evaluation and should submit an English Proficiency exam score.
  • Once the application has been submitted and all the related transcripts, the university’s Enrollment Advisor will review the application and inform (via email) the candidates whether he/ she is eligible and the total number of credits awarded.
  • Eligible candidates will receive an enrollment packet which consists of an official printable letter of acceptance or electronic enrollment agreement.
  • Candidates will receive a proposed degree plan and also the candidates have to review the first and second courses.
  • Candidates are also asked to make initial tuition payment either by eCheck or credit card.
  • University starts offering courses every Monday and each student will be guided by Enrollment Specialist to get access to the student Web site and to schedule courses.
  • An orientation will be held for the student which will give the details related to the internal message system, writing centre, library, bookstore, university documents and course syllabus. Academic Advisor is available for every student to help throughout the program.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$21,598

Average Annual Cost

$8,088

Books And Supplies

$1,550

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,400

Total One Year Cost

$8,808

The annual cost to attend Northcentral University for a instate/resident student and an out-of-state student is $8,808. The cost is irrespective of the residency of the candidate. Through years of legacy brilliance in academics and grooming the students to have an edge in the industry, the Net Cost to Attend NU pays off. Most of the students after graduating from University either continue further studies in the Univerity under doctoral research programs or get placed in multinational companies.

 

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

1:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Other academic year

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

37%

Male Professors

63%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

14 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

12 Graduates

Education, General

7 Graduates

Student Body

Undergraduate Students

70

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

37%

Full-time

14%

Part-time

86%

Students Gender

Male

20%

US National: 44%

Female

80%

US National: 56%

Race/Ethnicity

45% White

19% Unknown

13% Black

13% Hispanic

9% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

0%

Out Of State

0%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

N/A

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

Not applicable

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

N/A

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

NA

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

NA

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $4,130 per year. The students at Northcentral University have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,400 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At NU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the university are 15% and 85%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

N/A

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

N/A

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$17,187

$22,578

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$178 - 234

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving State Aid

31%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,371

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,934

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$17,196

> $110K

$8,778

Financial assistance is available in the university in the form of Scholarships, Grants, and loans.

Students looking for the financial aid facilities can fill the FAFSA form with the Northcentral University Federal School Code 002369.

The Several scholarship opportunities provided by the university include NCU's Unstoppable Scholarship, Celebrate Diversity Scholarship, Resolution Reboot Scholarship, Dream Big Scholarship, Spring Forward Scholarship and so on.

Federal Aid include Pell Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loans.

The Military Aid includes Post 9/11 GI Bill and the Tuition Assistance Program.

The Institutional Aid includes Spring Forward Scholarship and No Limits Scholarship.

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