North Central University Online

by TBS Staff

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Northcentral University is a regionally accredited private online university focusing heavily on online graduate degree programs. The University was founded in 1996 with a mission to help working professionals have access to higher education. NCU’s average class size is one. The University’s learning model places students in virtual classrooms where it’s just them and their professor, allowing for individualized instruction. NCU offers online bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs, as well as online post–baccalaureate and post–master’s certificate programs.

Northcentral University Accreditation, Tuition, & Admissions


Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

Select NCU online programs have received programmatic accreditation through the following:



Any student interested in pursuing an online degree at Northcentral University should be comfortable working with technology and will need to have technical equipment that will allow them to learn online. Transcripts from previous institutions can be evaluated to determine a student’s eligibility to receive credit for prior learning. Specific requirements may vary by program. Below are the basic admission requirements for each degree and certificate level.

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