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Northcentral University

Northcentral University is college with 250 students located in Prescott Valley, AZ.

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Heavy Focus on Undergraduate Professions, Research University, Focus on Undergraduate Arts and Science

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Northcentral University is a regionally accredited university delivering online Master’s and Doctoral degree programs in business, education, psychology and marriage and family therapy to working professionals around the world. Advance to a higher degree with NCU and enhance your ability to solve problems, think critically and reflectively, conduct research, and communicate effectively in today’s diverse global environment. Find out what over 9,000 students—and thousands of successful alumni already know—Northcentral University works for working professionals.

Student Life

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 250
Gender 29% Male / 71% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 28% Full Time / 72% Part Time
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 33%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Ethnicity Unknown 48%
Black or African American 11%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

Student Publications: Higher Degrees

  • Student Newspaper

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: reduced course load writing center learning center tutoring
  • Counseling Services: financial aid counseling adult (re-entering) student services/programs
  • Facilities
  • Special Needs Services: partial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): accelerated program dual enrollment of high school students teacher certification
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Business Administration and Management (75%), Psychology (12%), Education (12%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

Job Opportunities:

Chief Executives
Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
General and Operations Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.
Sales Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer. Coordinate sales distribution by establishing sales territories, quotas, and goals and establish training programs for sales representatives. Analyze sales statistics gathered by staff to determine sales potential and inventory requirements and monitor the preferences of customers.
Administrative Services Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services.
Industrial Production Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate transportation, storage, or distribution activities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable government laws or regulations. Includes logistics managers.
Construction Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing.
Social and Community Service Managers
Plan, direct, or coordinate the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization. Oversee the program or organization's budget and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. Work may involve directing social workers, counselors, or probation officers.
Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Cost Estimators
Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing, construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. May specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
Management Analysts
Conduct organizational studies and evaluations, design systems and procedures, conduct work simplification and measurement studies, and prepare operations and procedures manuals to assist management in operating more efficiently and effectively. Includes program analysts and management consultants.
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Bachelor's

A program that focuses on the general theory and practice of learning and teaching, the basic principles of educational psychology, the art of teaching, the planning and administration of educational activities, school safety and health issues, and the social foundations of education.

Job Opportunities:

Education Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses pertaining to education, such as counseling, curriculum, guidance, instruction, teacher education, and teaching English as a second language. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Bachelor's

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.

Job Opportunities:

Managers, All Other
All managers not listed separately.
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
Diagnose and treat mental disorders; learning disabilities; and cognitive, behavioral, and emotional problems, using individual, child, family, and group therapies. May design and implement behavior modification programs.
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists
Apply principles of psychology to human resources, administration, management, sales, and marketing problems. Activities may include policy planning; employee testing and selection, training and development; and organizational development and analysis. May work with management to organize the work setting to improve worker productivity.
Psychologists, All Other
All psychologists not listed separately.
Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Administration & Faculty

President and CEO George Burnett
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 86
Student : Faculty Ratio 3 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 34 : 65
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Selectivity Score: 22/100
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Finance

Finance

Sticker Price

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $10,000 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $10,000 $10,000

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.ncu.edu/northcentral-admissions/financing.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.ncu.edu/netpricecalculator/npcalc.htm.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

Rankings

Washington Monthly

#45 National Universities - Overall Score
#155 National Universities - Community Service Participation Rank
#155 National Universities - Service Staff, Courses, and Financial Aid Rank
#156 National Universities - Faculty National Academies Rank
#189 National Universities - Graduation Rate Rank
#196 National Universities - Overall Rank
#218 National Universities - Faculty Awards Rank
#255 National Universities - Peace Corps Rank
#258 National Universities - Research Expenditures Rank
#258 National Universities - ROTC Rank
#273 National Universities - Federal Work-Study Funds Spent on Service Rank
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