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Your future is bold.

Learn more about NCU

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 goals.

Be challenged to thrive.

Grow more than you knew you could.

Your first step? Applying for admission

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.

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Admisión a North Central University

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Meet Jake ’16

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

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.

  • Visit How to Apply for step-by-step application instructions for first-time freshmen, transfer students, international students, and more.
  • Schedule a visit to our downtown campus!

What you’ll need

To apply to NCU as an undergraduate, you will need to provide the following materials:

  • A completed Application Form
  • $25 application fee
  • High school transcript with a minimum GPA of 2.2
  • ACT/SAT scores with a minimum ACT composite score of 18, or SAT total score of 850 (excluding the writing portion of the exam)

If you’re interested in the graduate program at NCU, learn more about graduate admissions.

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