North Central University


Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Minnesota


Founded in 1930, North Central University is a private Christian college located on an eight-acre campus in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The college is affiliated with the Assemblies of God Church. North Central students can choose from 35 majors, and the Christ-centered curriculum aims to create Pentecostal leaders who will serve God and the world. North Central has a 19 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and its tuition and costs are lower than most comparable private colleges. Most students receive financial aid. In athletics, the North Central Rams and Lady Rams compete in the NCAA Division III Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) and Division II of the National Christian College Athletic Association.

Most Popular Majors

Business Administration, Elementary Education, Intercultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Pastoral Studies, Psychology, Youth Development Studies

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1094
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 1094
Faculty: 42

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 26:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 26:1

Percent Male: 44%
Percent Female: 56%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 13%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 46%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

910 Elliot Ave
Minneapolis Minnesota 55404


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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 19 25
English 19 25
Math 17 25
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 450 580
Math 420 590

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 71%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -71%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1134

Other Expenses: 2792

Room and Board: 5682

Tuition and Fees: 17400

Total Cost: 27008

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 7258

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 82%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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