North Park University

Chicago, Illinois

North Park University Overview

Student population

Address3225 W Foster Ave
Chicago, IL
School Websitewww.northpark.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

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

North Park University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Chicago, Illinois that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 4,528 students applied to North Park University. Of those students, 2,109 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in North Park University was $29,190, in addition to fees of $670. 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 Park University.

North Park University has a 60% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

North Park University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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Applicants admitted

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The North Park University acceptance rate is 47%. To put this into perspective, 2,109 of the 4,528 students who applied to North Park University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in North Park University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into North Park University had an SAT score between the range of 950 and 1,167. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for North Park University was between 19 and 25 in the last academic year.

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

North Park University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At North Park University, the tuition for in-state residents is $29,190. Combined with fees of $670, room and board costs of $9,445, other expenses of $2,700 and the $1,000 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 $29,860 in tuition.

Students at North Park University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at North Park University was $5,451 last year, with 52% of students being awarded federal aid.

North Park University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio10:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to North Park University.

North Park University has a good gender split, with 62% of undergraduates being female and 38% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Illinois residents; in fact, 72% of all students reside in Illinois. However, 24% of students come from out-of-state and 4% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at North Park University is 10:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

North Park University Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
EDUCATION
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
PSYCHOLOGY
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES

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