Steps to Apply
Transfer applicants should provide this form for the Dean of Students (or equivalent) at the institute they were most recently enrolled.
This form should be completed by one of the pastors in the applicant's local church who has known him or her for at least six months and is not a relative. The Pastor's Reference Form should be mailed directly to the Admissions Office by the pastor.
This form should be completed by a teacher, guidance counselor or school administrator who knows the student. Transfer students should have a college professor or administrative staff member complete the form. Individuals who have been out of school and employed should have their employer complete the form. Recommendation forms completed by relatives will not be accepted.
Applicants should contact their high school counselor and request that an official copy of their high school transcript be forwarded to the Admissions Office. A 2.2 cumulative GPA is required for regular admission. GPAs below 2.2 can be considered for admission on a provisional basis. A final high school transcript must be sent after graduation. Students who have completed the GED must forward a copy of their scores to the Admissions Office.
ALL students must forward results from either the ACT (American College Testing) examination or the SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test). An ACT score of 18 or above (or an SAT total score of 850 or above) is required for regular admission.
Students with test scores below the standard may be considered for admission on a provisional status.
Transfer students who have not previously taken the ACT can complete and submit the ACT Waive Request form for North Central University to consider waiving their ACT or SAT admissions requirement. The student must meet the following criteria:
- All pieces of the applicant's file must be received. This includes the Application Form and fee, High School Transcript or completed GED, Pastoral Recommendation form, and Character Recommendation form.
- The student must submit all college transcripts and meet one the following criteria:
- Completed 20-30 College Credits: Minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA
- Completed 31-60 College Credits: Minimum 2.2 GPA
- College Degree Earned
Transfer students applying to North Central should submit official College Transcripts. Please complete your college's Transcript Request Form to have your transcripts sent to our Registrar's Office.
North Central University
910 Elliot Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55404