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At North Central University, you can earn a degree that will be more than just a resumé boost. Major in something that matters to you, and that will matter to the world. Experience mentorship that will help you navigate your career goalsBe challenged to thrive. Grow more than you knew you could.

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Undergraduate Admissions at North Central University

Learn about Undergraduate Admissions at North Central University.

Graduate programs at North Central University

Read more about Admission to the Graduate Program at North Central.

Online programs at North Central

Explore the Online Programs admissions process at North Central University.

Your first step to admissions? Apply!

Applying for admission to North Central University is the first step on your journey to a Christian university in Minneapolis that will help you build your academic skills, grow in your Christian faith, and prepare for a career and ministry after graduation.

How to apply:

Meet Jake ’16

Hear from grad Jake (now drummer of the band Yam Haus) who got the preparation he needed to achieve his goals after graduating from North Central University.

Still deciding?

If you’re struggling to decide on a college, don’t be shy about applying! It’s just the next step in your decision process.

Also, check out this helpful article on How to decide on a college, and download a free College Decision Worksheet!

Your next steps toward North Central

The admission process at NCU is intentionally simple. We welcome all applicants who have a personal relationship with Christ and are willing to live by the responsibilities of membership in a Christ-centered community.

Questions? Contact us.

We try to make it easy, but we know that the college application process can still be confusing. Don’t hesitate to give us a call or shoot us an email with any questions or concerns: 1.800.289.6222 or

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. North Central University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. 

No. North Central University is a verified 501c3 non-profit university.

Yes. North Central University was founded in 1930 and we have called downtown Minneapolis our home ever since. We proudly prepare students for global leadership and ministry through top-quality academic programs, a spirit-empowered community, and an exciting downtown Minneapolis campus. The most recent data indicates that 94% of respondents had obtained employment within 6 months after graduation.

Yes! North Central provides financial aid to all of its students! Students may also apply for federal assistance through FAFSA.

The student to faculty ratio at NCU is 15:1

NCU has over 60 academic programs, including majors and minors.

NCU has 5 different colleges. The College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business and Technology, College of Fine Arts, College of Church Leadership, and the College of Graduate and Professional Education.