North Park University

Chicago, IL

North Park University

Chicago, IL

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Undergrad Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,073
Declined 1,888
Total Received 3,961
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Private

2,205

undergraduate students

933

graduate students

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School Facts

North Park University, founded in 1891, is a private, distinctively Christian university. Its 30-acre campus is located on the northwest side of Chicago.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,138
Established in 1891
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Evangelical Covenant Church

30-acre, urban campus in Chicago (population: 2,716,450). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: O'Hare International

North Park University
3225 West Foster Avenue
Chicago, IL
60625-4895

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
5%
24-29
30%
18-23
52%
12-17
13%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.14

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,073
Declined 1,888
Total Received 3,961

Admissions Factors

Very Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)

Considered

rigor of secondary school record

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Golf, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Football, Golf, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Advertising
African Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
Finance, General
French Language and Literature
French Studies
History, General
Information Technology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religious/Sacred Music
Rhetoric and Composition
Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Scandinavian Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional

3,138

total students

70.4%

in-state

29.6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

2,205
students

Female
63%
1,394

Male
37%
811

30%

933
students

Female
67%
624

Male
33%
309

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

1,824
students

Female
63%
1,145

Male
37%
679

18%

381
students

Female
66%
249

Male
34%
132

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 81%
Student 4 year graduation rate 39%
Student 5 year graduation rate 16%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

210

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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