Northcentral University

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School Overview

Northcentral University (NCU), established in 1996 and located in Prescott Valley, Arizona, is an accredited, private, for-profit university that offers a large selection of distance education options for aspiring adult students and professionals. The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education has classified it as a Doctoral Research University. NCU utilizes a One-to-One Teaching Model—one student paired with a member of NCU’s 100% doctoral faculty in each course— to create a more personalized education experience for adult students who share a passion for excellence in higher education.

NCU is divided into four schools: (1) the School of Education, which offers the degrees MEd, BEd completion, PhD, EdD, EdS, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate and Post-Master’s Certificate in Education; (2) the School of Business and Technology Management, which offers the degrees DBA, MBA, BBA, PhD, and Post Baccalaureate and Post-Master’s Certificate in Business Administration; (3) the School of Psychology, which offers BA, MA in Psychology, PhD degrees, Post-Baccalaureate and Post Master’s Certificate in Psychology; and 4) the School of Marriage and Family Sciences which offers the degrees MA in MFT, PhD, Post-Baccalaureate and Post Master’s in Marriage and Family Sciences.

Benefits of NCU include: regional accreditation, One-to-One faculty mentored approach, no physical residency, 100% doctoral faculty, applied experiential learning, weekly course starts on any course and competitive tuition rates.

General Information

Admission Office

8667 E. Hartford Drive

Scottsdale, AZ 85255

(866) 776-0331

Fax: (928) 541-7817



Contact: Ken Boutelle

Vice President, Enrollment Services
Main Address

10000 East University

Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

(928) 541-7777

www.ncu.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 436

Degree-seeking undergrads: 436

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Open admission


College Majors

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
E-Commerce B
International Business B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Health System Administration B

Psychology
Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services
Public Administration B

Security & Protective Services
Law Enforcement Administration B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Northcentral University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(888) 327-2877
Website:www.ncu.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online:https://apply.ncu.edu/
Address:2488 Historic Decatur Rd., San Diego, CA 92106
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:10,916
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:1 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:0 (0% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$0
Out-of-state Tuition:$0
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$0

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Northcentral University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Northcentral University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2122
Education2111
Health Professions and Related Programs211
Psychology2111
Grand total8355

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Northcentral University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0
Books and supplies$0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,781
Out-of-state$17,781

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid0%
Grant or scholarship aid0%$0
Student loan aid0%$0

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid6941%$3,543
Federal student loans6840%$5,632

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Northcentral University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Northcentral University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Northcentral University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment10,916
Undergraduate enrollment133
Graduate enrollment10,783

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Northcentral University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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