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PSEO Students

Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) give you an opportunity to earn college credits while you’re still in high school. The best part about PSEO? It’s free!

Here’s how you apply:

Step 1 — Apply for PSEO admission

You can apply online, or complete a paper application for PSEO (pdf). Apply by June 1 for the Fall Semester and by December 1 for the Spring Semester.

Step 2 — Send your Character Recommendation Form

Have a teacher, guidance counselor, or school administrator who knows you well complete this form. Sorry, but recommendations from relatives won’t be accepted.

Step 3 — Send your high school transcript

Send us an official transcript from your high school or homeschool through at least the middle of your sophomore year (for junior applicants) or junior year (for senior applicants). You must have a minimum 3.25 GPA.

Use this High School Transcript Request Form (pdf) to contact your high school counselor and request that they send our Admissions Office an official copy of your transcript

Step 4 — Send your college entrance exam scores

Forward your results from one of the following college entrance exams:

  • ACT—Minimum score of 18 required (optional writing portion scores not included)
  • SAT—Minimum score of 850 (optional writing portion scores not included)
  • ACT Aspire, Pre-ACT, or PSAT Standardized Tests—Must score at 50% or higher

Step 5 — Send your Notice of Student Registration Form

Complete the Notice of Student Registration Form (pdf) and send it to our Admissions Office.

Step 6 — Interview

We might ask you to come in for an interview. Not all PSEO applicants are required to complete an interview, but an interview may be requested by North Central for a variety of reasons. A request for interview doesn’t necessarily have either positive or negative implications on your application.

Where should I send my application and forms?

Mail all of your application materials to:

North Central University Admissions Office
910 Elliot Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55404

What happens after I complete these steps?

Once we’ve received all of your application materials, we’ll review your application and inform you of an admissions decision as soon as we can.

PSEO eligible courses

Wondering what courses you can take as a PSEO student? Here’s a list of PSEO eligible courses (pdf).

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PSEO Partnerships

North Central not only hosts PSEO on our campus—we also have opportunities for you to take courses through three partnerships.

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We’re here to help! Our admissions counselors can answer any questions you have. Or you can reach out to us at 1.800.289.6222 or