North Central University

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North Central University can be found in Minneapolis, MN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around a thousand students enrolled per year at North Central University.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT scores to this school. A score within the range of 980 - 1175 on the SAT exam, or 18 - 24 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the North Central University average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.25. About 90 percent of all applicant were admitted at North Central University, and from those that were granted acceptance about 42 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall North Central University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for North Central University was reported as 89.9% in Fall 2020 with over 653 applications submitted to North Central University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 18 - 24
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into North Central University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into North Central University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for North Central University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 66.1%
  • 2017-2018: 90.7%
  • 2018-2019: 90.0%
  • 2019-2020: 89.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 80.9%

How Does North Central University Compare?

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The acceptance rate for North Central University is fifty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Minneapolis College of Art and Design58.5%
Augsburg College76.2%
Dunwoody College of Technology96.9%
Hamline University67.7%
St Catherine University67.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to North Central University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading485 - 590
Math495 - 585
Total Score980 - 1175
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 23
Math17 - 24
Composite Score18 - 24
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