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North Central University Overview

North Central University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The location of North Central University is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is North Central University Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$27,327 Avg Cost After Aid
94% Acceptance Rate
  • The 1% student loan default rate at North Central University is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at North Central University.
  • In <nil>, 25% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from North Central University with a bachelor's degree make about $42,445 a year. That's 4% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • It takes the average North Central University student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

Where Is North Central University?


Contact details for North Central University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 910 Elliot Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404-1391
Phone: 612-343-4400

How Do I Get Into North Central University?

You can apply to North Central University online at:

Admission Requirements for North Central University

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into North Central University?

94% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 94%, North Central University is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 93%, and the acceptance rate for women is 95%.

Can I Afford North Central University?

$27,327 Net Price
65% Take Out Loans
1.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of North Central University is $27,327. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At North Central University, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $7,327 a year. That adds up to $29,308 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at North Central University is 1.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

North Central University Undergraduate Student Diversity

806 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 950 undergraduate students at North Central University, with 806 being full-time and 144 being part-time.


There are also 84 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 806 full-time undergraduates at North Central University, 45% are male and 55% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of North Central University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 43
Black or African American 51
Hispanic or Latino 96
White 537
International Students 14
Other Races/Ethnicities 65

Geographic Diversity

Minnesota students aren't the only ones who study at North Central University. At this time, 26 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 9 countries are represented at North Central University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Hong Kong, Ethiopia, and Panama.

Online Learning at North Central University

152 Took All Classes Online
649 Took At Least One Class Online
1,145.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 6 master’s degree programs available online at North Central University. In 2020-2021, 649 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at North Central University has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of North Central University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at North Central University was 1,145.9%. This is the #92 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at North Central University regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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