Established in 1930, North Central University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Minneapolis (population range: 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Minnesota. Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, North Central University (NCU) is a very small (enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Pentecostal ((Assemblies of God - www.ag.org)) religion. North Central University (NCU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 86 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. NCU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.