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Transfer Students

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Why transfer to North Central?

At North Central, we offer a truly smooth transition experience. Our transfer counselor and registrar’s office work tirelessly to ensure that every possible credit can transfer over. You’ll be joining a supportive community committed to helping you prepare for your calling.

Being a transfer student can be easy

You might be preparing yourself for an ordeal as you look for a university that’s a better fit. But it doesn’t have to be that way!

Our registrar’s office has an articulation coordinator whose primary job is to work with other universities to make your credits count.

Also, read this helpful article on How to have a good college transfer experience

Still deciding whether or not you should transfer to a new university?

Download our free Transfer Decision Worksheet to help guide your decision.

Common questions from transfer students

Can I commute?

Yes, commuting is an option!

Students wanting to live off campus can fill out an off-campus housing petition form that will be reviewed by our housing department.

Do take time to consider joining our on-campus housing! You can experience a dorm with a skyline view and all of the perks of downtown living.

Do transfers have to live in regular dorms?

Nope! North Central offers gorgeous apartments for our upperclassmen and non-traditional students.

Learn more about your housing options.
Do you offer fully online programs?

Yes! In addition to our residential programs, we do offer several fully online degrees as well.

Explore our online programs.

Did you know that 25% of our students are transfers?

See what it’s like to be a student at North Central’s amazing downtown, Christ-centered campus.

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.

Already Accepted? Find out what’s next!

If you’re a transfer student who has already been accepted to NCU, congrats! Check out our helpful “What’s Next?” checklist!

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