Northcentral University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,064
0% growth from 2018
2017 Student Loan
5.62%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
11,223
40.9% Full-Time

About

Northcentral University is a higher education institution located in San Diego County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Northcentral University were General Psychology (11 degrees awarded), General Education (9 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (9 degrees).

In 2019, 2,116 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northcentral University. 68.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (735 degrees), 1.09 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (672 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northcentral University is $11,064, which is $−17,436 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Northcentral University is $11,064, which is $−17,436 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2019, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 34% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,064
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Northcentral University was $11,064. The cost of tuition at Northcentral University is $−17,436 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

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2019 Value

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

41%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
34%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Northcentral University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 10.8% with respect to 2018, when 37% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.62%
2017 Default Rate
235
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Northcentral University was 5.62%, which represents 235 out of the 4180 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Northcentral University has a total enrollment of 11,223 students. The full-time enrollment at Northcentral University is 4,594 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,629. This means that 40.9% of students enrolled at Northcentral University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northcentral University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34% Black or African American, 31.7% White, 8.24% Hispanic or Latino, 3.44% Two or More Races, 2.32% Asian, 0.971% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.82% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Northcentral University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (15.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (8.89%) and Black or African American Female (6.67%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (22.8%), followed by Black or African American Female (20.9%) and Black or African American Male (10%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

40.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northcentral University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,223 students. The full-time enrollment at Northcentral University is 4,594 and the part-time enrollment is 6,629. This means that 40.9% of students enrolled at Northcentral University are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Northcentral University was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Northcentral University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    3,813
  2. White
    3,553
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    925

The enrolled student population at Northcentral University is 34% Black or African American, 31.7% White, 8.24% Hispanic or Latino, 3.44% Two or More Races, 2.32% Asian, 0.971% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.82% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 780 more women than men received degrees from Northcentral University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Northcentral University is white (735 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (672 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Northcentral University is General Psychology (11 degrees awarded), followed by General Education (9 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (9 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Northcentral University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (865 degrees awarded), Psychology (285 degrees), and Business (768 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northcentral University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,691,118 people), Registered nurses (1,520,855 people), Accountants & auditors (1,042,689 people), Other managers (940,900 people), and Software developers (655,594 people).

The most specialized majors at Northcentral University are Education (865 degrees awarded), Psychology (285 degrees), Business (768 degrees), Health (188 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northcentral University are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Northcentral University are Education (865 degrees awarded), Psychology (285 degrees), Business (768 degrees), Health (188 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northcentral University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,546,564 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,964,248 people), Computer Systems Design (1,066,819 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (830,652 people), and Insurance carriers (592,218 people).

The most specialized majors at Northcentral University are Education (865 degrees awarded), Psychology (285 degrees), Business (768 degrees), Health (188 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (10 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Northcentral University.
Most Common
  1. 11 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 9 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 9 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Northcentral University was General Psychology with 11 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

668
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,448
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 668 degrees were awarded to men at Northcentral University, which is 0.461 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,448).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 299 degrees were awarded to men at Northcentral University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.731 times less than the 409 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 632 degrees were awarded to women at Northcentral University in General Education, which is 2.75 times more than the 230 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Northcentral University is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    735 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    672 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    479 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northcentral University is white (735 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (672 degrees).

31.8% of degree recipients (672 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    499 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    333 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    236 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Northcentral University is white female (499 degrees awarded). There were 1.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (333 degrees).

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Operations

Northcentral University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNk%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, Northcentral University had a total salary expenditure of $56.1M. Northcentral University employs 48 Professors, 29 Associate professors, and 11 Assistant professors. Most academics at Northcentral University are Female Professors (27), Male Professors(21), and Female Associate professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northcentral University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 85 employees, Management, with 14 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Northcentral University has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Northcentral University stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Northcentral University received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$24M
2019 Salaries
51.2%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Northcentral University paid a median of $24M in salaries, which represents 42.7% of their overall expenditure ($56.1M) and a 51.2% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.51% growth from 2017 and a 1.93% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.68M
Instructional Salaries
88
Number of Employees

In 2019, Northcentral University paid a total of $6.68M to 88 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
48 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
85 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northcentral University were Professor with 48 employees; Associate professor with 29 employees; and Associate professor with 11 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northcentral University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 85 employees; Management with 14 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northcentral University was Female Professor with 27 employees, Male Professor with 21 employees, and Female Associate professor with 17 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Northcentral University.

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