FINANCIAL AID RATE99%
STUDENT TEACHER RATIO10:1
DEGREE OFFERED ONLINE24
FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.$13,115
Average Grants + Scholarship Aid Awarded to Undergraduate Students
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid
Percent of Students Paying In-State Tuition vs Out-of-State Tuition
North Park University (NCC)
30 N Brainard St, Naperville, IL
North Park University, located in Chicago, Illinois, was founded in 1891 by the Evangelical Covenant Church. The founding was a result of Swedish immigrants to the northern mid United States feeling the need to have an institution that reflected their traditions and values. Initially the school was a two year institution, but in 1958 the school expanded to offer four year degrees. The school offers a liberal arts education grounded in faith. Though the school maintains connections to its Swedish and Evangelical roots, it has become a multicultural institution admits individuals of all faiths while maintaining its Christian persona. The school has approximately 3,o00 students enrolled annually.
North Park University offers a number of majors resulting in bachelor degrees. These programs are based in a liberal arts system that allows students to experience a variety of topics while pursuing their major. The school also maintains the North Park Theological Seminary which allows students to pursue graduate studies in ministry. Adult and weekend programs are also available to members of the surrounding community seeking to enhance their education and opportunities.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrolling at North Park University must submit a completed application, along with all pertinent transcripts and test scores, an academic and personal reference. Once completed students will be asked to interview with an admissions officer. Students should have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 with an ACT score of 19 or SAT score of 1360 to be considered. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study. Students in need of aid should complete and submit the Free Application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility and awards. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the school or visiting the financial aid portion of the school's website.
The North Park University Vikings participate in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) as members of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW). Students participating in sports programs will find they may develop additional skills that can prove useful in academic and professional environments. These skills include teamwork, discipline, mental and physical health, and social development.
Athletic programs offered:
- Football (Men Only)
- Baseball (Men Only)
- Track and Field
- Cross Country
- Volleyball (Women Only)
- Softball (Women Only)
- Rowing (Women Only)
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the applicants NCC accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at North Park University is around 2,900 students, with undergraduate students making up about 68% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $30,000-$36,000 per year
- For part-time students, charges are between $920-$1,100 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||99%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||99%||$16,831|
|Receiving Student Loans||71%||$8,789|
Academics & Student Services
To help students and recent graduates, North Park University may offer services to students like:
- Online course work available
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Assisting students to find work
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Music Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Theology (Ministry) Program
North Park University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III with football classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (College Conference of Illinois and Wisc)
- Basketball (College Conference of Illinois and Wisc)
- Track and Field (College Conference of Illinois and Wisc)
- Football (College Conference of Illinois and Wisc)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by North Park University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
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