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North Central University Admission Requirements

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Chances of getting into North Central University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
89.9%
Admission Difficulty for North Central University
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Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into North Central University and can I get accepted? The school has a 90% acceptance rate ranking it #33 in Minnesota for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 587 out of 653 applicants were admitted making North Central University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 63 percent. North Central University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

North Central University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
980-1175
Applicants Submitting SAT
15%
SAT Scores for North Central University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 485
SAT Math 25th 495
SAT Composite 25th 980
SAT Scores for North Central University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 585
SAT Composite 75th 1175
Average SAT Score 1080

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to North Central University?

North Central University typically requires applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1080 out of 1600. The school ranks #22 in Minnesota for highest average SAT composite score. 15 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

North Central University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1175 and Above Good >94%
1077 to 1175 Avg + 90%-94%
980 to 1077 Avg - 84%-90%
883 to 980 Reach 76%-84%
Less than 883 Low <76%
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North Central University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
85%
ACT Scores for North Central University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for North Central University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into North Central University?

Admission data indicates that North Central University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #24 in Minnesota for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 85 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to North Central University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

North Central University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >94%
21 to 24 Avg + 90%-94%
18 to 21 Avg - 84%-90%
15 to 18 Reach 76%-84%
Less than 15 Low <76%
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North Central University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.14
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into North Central University?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into North Central University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at North Central University was 3.14 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #26 in Minnesota for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.14 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as North Central University accepts 90% of all applicants.

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GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

North Central University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 420 233 653
Accepted 388 199 587
Acceptance Rate 92% 85% 90%
Enrolled 142 103 245
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 52% 42%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
5

Applicants have 5 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Mar 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to North Central University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

North Central University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at North Central University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=174437 IPEDS survey data for North Central University.

FAQs

Does North Central University prefer SAT or ACT?

15% of students submit their SAT scores to North Central University. 85% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into North Central University?

90% of those who apply are granted admission to North Central University. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for North Central University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1175. 15% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for North Central University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 85% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.