Northcentral University Graduate Program Reviews

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90%
of students recommend
(4.21 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 112 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ACBSP and COAMFTE
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 10,916 (133 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 1 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 53% part-time, 47% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $17,526
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2017

I am currently attending Northcentral University online. Some of these questions do not pertain.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Marriage & Family Therapy
Graduation Year: 2017

Northcentral University is an excellent education option for those who need flexibility in their academic course of study. They have top notch faculty and rigorous course work to ensure that you're receiving the best online education possible.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2016

My experience at Northcentral University has been great, the faculty is very supportive and the program has fit my lifestyle with work and school.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2017

Many adults struggle with the idea of going back to school. Northcentral University offers all online courses for many degrees. I have the opportunity to earn my degree while I still work. I love knowing that I didn't have to go looking for another job just so I can fit school into my already busy schedule. I just started my program and I am happy I chose to go to Northcentral University.
4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Marriage & Family Therapy
Graduation Year: 2017

I have enjoyed this grad program. It has challenged me to become a great therapist. This program has pushed me to want to be great in my field of study & offer great support to my future clients. I have learned something from every course taken.
3.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2017

It's a completely online course with one on one teachers
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2016

This is one of the most "military-friendly" programs that I have found. The staff is very friendly and responsive when needed. The workload is not overbearing, yet the content is relevant and interesting. Many of my fellow Marines are going to school here, and I highly recommend it.
4.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2017

My program is strictly online. Therefore, questions regarding transportation, campus safety, and surrounding areas are not applicable. Since there was no option in the survey for N/A, I rated those categories low. I am very satisfied with the program, mentors, administrative support. I feel confident that when the PhD is conferred, I will have many career options. Unfortunately, the university does not offer scholarships (to my knowledge). As a result, I have federal loans. Even though these loans are deferred, the amount of debt adversely affects my credit rating. Therefore, I am seeking grants and scholarships to help me pay these loans.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Marriage & Family Therapy
Graduation Year: 2015

Northcentral University is one of only two COAMFTE-accredited distance learning programs in Marriage and Family Therapy (and it was the first to gain that status) and it's rigorous coursework ranks it among the most competitive on-campus schools. However, I think our faculty access is better, because we are usually just one click away (and we have all our professors' Skype IDs so we know when they are online) from getting access to our professors and clinical supervisor for their guidance. I think I've worked harder in this program than I have at any on-campus program, but I feel that I received the training I needed to become an excellent therapist.
1.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Marriage & Family Therapy
Graduation Year: 2016

Being that the program is online it leaves a lot to desire. We will have to see when we take the National Exams and seek to work in our field the value of the education.
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