Every year, the School of Business does an assessment to improve the educational outcomes in the School. Continuous assessment is a form of feedback that evaluates and assures the quality of our programs. Assessment includes evaluating individual competencies and program and course objectives.
Graduation and Completion Data
Graduation and retention rates
To ensure that current and prospective students have access to accurate information about relevant Northcentral University student achievement outcomes, Northcentral University discloses information about graduation and retention rates.
Graduation rates are calculated as the percentage of students, in a cohort, who graduated with a degree at the award level of the matriculated program. In the calculation of graduation rates, only those students who have matriculated into the University are included. Matriculated students are defined as those who earn a C or better in their first three courses and vest in a fourth course.
|School||Program||Cohort Year||Graduation Rate|
|Business||Bachelor of Business Administration||2012||62%|
|Master's of Business Administration||2012||83.62%|
|Doctor of Business Administration||2010||28.98%|
|Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration||2010||45.35%|
Retention rates are calculated as the percentage of students, in a cohort, who are still enrolled or who have graduated from their degree program at Northcentral University one year after the first enrolled course start date.
|School||Program||Cohort Year||One-Year Retention Rate|
|Business||Bachelor of Business Administration||2016||57.14%|
|Master's of Business Administration||2016||54.58%|
|Master of Science in Organizational Leadership||2016||35.14%|
|Doctor of Business Administration||2016||53.27%|
|Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration||2016||63.27%|
|Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership||2016||53.70%|