North Central College

Naperville, IL

North Central College, founded in 1861, is a private, church-affiliated college. Its 65-acre campus is located in Naperville, IL, west of Chicago.

North Central College

Naperville, IL

Tuition & Fees

$40,040

$40,040

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
34%
500-599
43%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
700-800
8%
600-699
28%
500-599
50%
400-499
14%
30-36
19%
24-29
34%
18-23
35%
12-17
12%
30-36
10%
24-29
39%
18-23
41%
12-17
10%
30-36
13%
24-29
40%
18-23
43%
12-17
4%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,673
Declined + 3,174
Total Received 6,847
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Private (nonprofit)

2,615

undergraduate students

273

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Marketing
  3. Management
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Codes

SAT 1555
ACT 1096

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School Facts

North Central College, founded in 1861, is a private, church-affiliated college. Its 65-acre campus is located in Naperville, IL, west of Chicago.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,888
Established in 1861
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Naperville, IL

68-acre, suburban campus in Naperville (population: 147,682), 29 miles from downtown Chicago. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Chicago. Public transportation serves campus.

North Central College
30 North Brainard Street
Naperville, IL 60540

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
70%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
29%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
34%
500-599
43%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
700-800
8%
600-699
28%
500-599
50%
400-499
14%
30-36
19%
24-29
34%
18-23
35%
12-17
12%
30-36
10%
24-29
39%
18-23
41%
12-17
10%
30-36
13%
24-29
40%
18-23
43%
12-17
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline April 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,673
Declined + 3,174
Total Received 6,847

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work

Important

Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Martin Sauer
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Athletics
P: 800 411-1861
F: 630 637-5819
admissions@noctrl.edu

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$29,840.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,860
Room $7,368
Board $3,694
Additional fees $180
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $52,302
Average Financial Aid - $29,840
Total with Avg. Aid $22,462

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,187,970
State $3,689,802
Institutional $38,678,477
Other external $995,592
Total $46,551,841

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $15,596,958
Other external $436,882
Total $16,033,840
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 630 637-5600
F: 630 637-5819
finaid@noctrl.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Kristina Bonn
Director of Financial Aid
finaid@noctrl.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

dance

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Athletic Directors

James Miller (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
Mascot
Cardinals
School colors
red

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Anthropology
Art
Art Education
Art History
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Broadcast Communications
Business
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemical Microscopy
Chemistry
Chinese
Classical Civilization
Communication Studies
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
East Asia Studies
Economics
Educational Leadership Administration
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering Physics
English
English Education
English/Literature
English/Writing
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Studies
Ethical Leadership
Exercise Science
Finance
Financial Management
French
French/Francophone Studies
German
German Studies
Global Studies
Graphic Design
Health Science
Higher Education Leadership
History
Human Resources Management
Humanities
Instructional Coaching
Integrative Media Studies
Interactive Media Studies
International Business
Japanese
Journalism/Media Communication
Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Music
Music Education
Music Education/Choral
Music Education/Instrumental
Music/Jazz Studies
Musical Theatre
Natural Sciences
Neuroscience
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Occupational Therapy
Organizational Communication
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Professional/Creative Writing
Psychology
Radiation Therapy
Religious Studies
Secondary Education
Social Entrepreneurship
Social Science/History
Social Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Sport Leadership
Sport Management
Studio Art
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Marketing
  3. Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,888

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

2,615
students

Female
54%
1,400

Male
46%
1,215

9%

273
students

Female
70%
190

Male
30%
83

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

2,538
students

Female
54%
1,361

Male
46%
1,177

3%

77
students

Female
51%
39

Male
49%
38

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 43
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Japan
Mexico
Norway
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact


International Admission
630 637-5293

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