North Central College

Naperville, IL
University Website: northcentralcollege.edu
Apply Online: https://www2.noctrl.edu/cgi-bin/applogin.pl
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North Central College is a private liberal arts college located in historic Naperville, Illinois, United States. The institution originally began in Plainfield, Illinois as Plainfield College. The college moved to Naperville in 1870 and the name changed to its current name in 1926. North Central has received numerous recognitions throughout the years.

North Central College was named one of the Colleges of Distinction, a list of schools emphasizing student engagement, strong teaching, a vibrant community, and successful outcomes. In the 2007 through 2011 editions of the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings, North Central College is ranked in the top 20 "Regional Universities (Midwest)," as well as among "America's Best Colleges." U.S. News says North Central is No. 6 among "Best College: Undergraduate Teaching at Regional Universities (Midwest)." North Central also is one of Kaplan's "320 Most Interesting Colleges."

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $29,493.00 avg tuition

30 N Brainard St
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 637-5100

Apply online Admissions:
northcentralcollege.edu/admission
Financial Aid:
northcentralcollege.edu/financial..

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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North Central College

Statistics:
Applied 3,052
Admitted 1,972 65%
Enrolled total 574
Full Time: 571
Part Time 3
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 510 630
SAT Math 490 620
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 22 27
ACT English 22 28
ACT Math 21 27
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 82%
4-year graduation rate 53%
6-year graduation rate 65%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

North Central College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $29,493.00 $29,493.00 $29,493.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $240.00 $240.00 $240.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $716.00 $716.00 $716.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,500.00 $13,500.00 $13,500.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $60.00 $60.00 $60.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $750.00 $750.00 $750.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,610.00 $8,565.00 $2,652.00
Other Expenses $1,629.00 $6,261.00 $2,652.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $25.00
Graduate Application Fee $25.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 99%
Percent receiving grant aid 99%
Avg amount of grant aid $17,190.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 75%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,534.00

North Central College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
East Asian Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Actuarial Science X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other X
Finance, General X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Management Information Systems, General X X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Small Business Administration/Management X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X
Organizational Communication, General X
Radio and Television X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Japanese Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist X
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Biological and Physical Sciences X
International/Global Studies X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
Social Sciences, Other X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Music, General X
Musical Theatre X

North Central College Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Program $2,500 February 15, 2017

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