North Park University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

3225 West Foster Avenue Box 19

Chicago, IL 60625-4895

(773) 244-5500

(800) 888-6728

Fax: (773) 244-5243



Contact: Shari Nordstrom

Director, Undergraduate Admission
Main Address

3225 West Foster Avenue

Chicago, IL 60625-4895

(773) 244-6200

www.northpark.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,263

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 414

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,188

Graduate enrollment: 831

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 71%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 71%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Organizational Behavior Studies B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Junior High Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Scandinavian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Bible Studies B
Theology B
Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

North Park University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (773) 244-6200
Website: www.northpark.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.northpark.edu/admissions-aid/undergraduate-admissions/getting-started-with-north-park-university/how-to-apply
Address: 3225 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-4895
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,900
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 53%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,360 (81% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $29,860
Out-of-state Tuition: $29,860
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $16,831

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

North Park University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at North Park University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 83
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 3
Education 67
Engineering 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 353
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 11
Social Sciences 4
Theology and Religious Vocations 33
Visual and Performing Arts 41
Grand total 35618

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at North Park University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $29,860
Out-of-state $29,860
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $14,112
Out-of-state $14,112

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 384 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 384 99% $16,831
Student loan aid 277 71% $8,789

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,915 94% $13,115
Federal student loans 1,404 69% $11,198

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for North Park University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled North Park University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 4,528 1,909 2,619
Percent admitted 100% 41% 50%
Percent admitted who enrolled 9% 12% 7%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

North Park University Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 2,900
Undergraduate enrollment 1,976
Graduate enrollment 924

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

North Park University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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