Northcentral University Graduate Program Reviews

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91%
of students recommend
(4.27 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 115 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ACBSP and COAMFTE
  • Campus Setting: Rural: Fringe
  • Student Population: 11,029 (168 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 1 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 51% part-time, 49% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $17,171
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

Some of the questions were irrelevant since I attend all of my courses online so I am unfamiliar of the campus life as well as the student diversity. However, thus far the experience I have received from both the faculty members and administration staff have been very pleasant as they are willing to work with me.
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

I fell in love with this school the moment I spoke with the faculty. They were so helpful and friendly--answering any questions I had. Not only did they make the enrollment process easy, but everyone kept in contact with me throughout it all! It took about 4.5 weeks to find out whether or not I had been accepted. Afterwards, all four of the faculty members that had been helping me, congratulated me through email. Once the program began, I was amazed at how simple the school site was. There are IT programs you can watch if you feel uncomfortable with any aspect of the site or you can simply pick up the phone and call someone. Northcentral University always has someone there to help. Ordering books was a breeze, too. Prior schools I had gone to made the book ordering process miserable. They give you the class, you have to go through the syllabus just to find the books, then you have to figure out where to buy them from, and lots of times the school library didn't have the books in stock! Well, at NCU--that is not the case. It is super easy. You go to your course online and literally just click a button. All of the books are readily available for your course and future courses, if need be. You can choose from New, Used, or Rentals. One of the coolest parts of NCU is that the professors meet with you ONE-on-ONE via Skype. They get to know YOU and are truly interested in your learning and passions. I have had such a wonderful experience with Northcentral University thus far. I love the faculty and staff, the simplicity and easiness of the school site, and I love that everyone cares. This is a GREAT school and I HIGHLY recommend pursuing a degree/career at NCU.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2013

Northcental University has provided the opportunity to further the education that I require in the pursuit of excellence in my working career. The course of study is excellent for broading my horizons in terms of knowledge and my "thinking outside of the box". Every mentor (instructor) has pushed for complete understanding of the course material and advocating their use in business decisions and strategies.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2017

NorthCentral offers a wide array of programs at the PhD level. Their courses are comprehensive and cover all aspects of the desired field of study completely. Although, there are many assignments that seem to be more on he Bachelor's rather than on the PhD or Master's level. They are rather boring and do not seem to really apply to studying at the higher levels. Thankfully, these items are spread very thin and one does not need to do many of them. Otherwise, NCU is a great school with individuals who are ready and willing to help and answer questions and concerns rapidly.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2016

I feel that the program that North Central University has to offer can enlighten my knowledge and allow me to succeed in what is not available in my area.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2014

Absolutely no cons....honest. Would love to have dual programs, though.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2015

This is a great school that has made getting my graduate degree possible. It's good to know that as I go on trying to get my career in policing started, I have a school that supports me and will give me a break when I'm in training. It definitely makes things more real to know that my academic advisor, my financial aid advisor, and others I talk to, are willing to lend a helping hand when needed.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2014

Since I have started at Northcentral University the teachers are very supportive and helpful.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2014

Northcentral University is a very competitive university that offers many different opportunities for anyone who wants to further their education. Northcentral University staff work very efficiently and explain every aspect of their educational programs very thoroughly.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2015

Some of the faculty is extremely hard to get in contact with. One professor took 10 DAYS to respond to repeated emails. I am on my FOURTH committee chair and she is wonderful, the first quit the university, the second and third were useless and provided very little feedback on my work. The curriculum is robust and well developed. I had a great time doing my coursework here.
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