North Central College

Naperville, Illinois

North Central College Overview

Student population

Address30 N Brainard St
Naperville, IL
School Websitenorthcentralcollege.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

North Central College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Naperville, Illinois that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 6,625 students applied to North Central College. Of those students, 3,689 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in North Central College was $38,700, in addition to fees of $180. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend North Central College.

North Central College has a 68% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

North Central College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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Applicants admitted

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The North Central College acceptance rate is 56%. To put this into perspective, 3,689 of the 6,625 students who applied to North Central College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in North Central College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into North Central College had an SAT score between the range of 853 and 1,200. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for North Central College was between 21 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to North Central College as part of their application.

North Central College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At North Central College, the tuition for in-state residents is $38,700. Combined with fees of $180, room and board costs of $11,019, other expenses of $1,629 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $38,880 in tuition.

Students at North Central College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at North Central College was $4,664 last year, with 26% of students being awarded federal aid.

North Central College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to North Central College.

North Central College has a good gender split, with 54% of undergraduates being female and 46% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Illinois residents; in fact, 86% of all students reside in Illinois. However, 11% of students come from out-of-state and 3% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at North Central College is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

North Central College Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
SOCIAL SCIENCES
PSYCHOLOGY
EDUCATION
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES

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