North Park University
Chicago, IL 60625-4895


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 3,043
Religious affiliation Evangelical Covenant Church of America
Students with disability 7%
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,051 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

North Park University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,925 applications and 1,813 students were granted admission. North Park University is at the #92 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 89% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 13% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT872 to 1160
ACT18 to 24
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, North Park University's tuition was $26,840 for all students regardless of residency (0.2% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 99% of North Park University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 37% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,621 (which is 5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at North Park University in 2016-2017, was 269, which is 75% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,591 (which is 5.2% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, North Park University has enrolled a total of 3,043 students (2,026 students full-time and 1,017 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 3,043 students, 216 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 36% men and 64% women and 2,123 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 920 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 320 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 48%

Hispanic: 20%

Black/African American: 9%

Asian: 8%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%

Non-resident alien: 5%

Two or more races: 3%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at North Park University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Visual And Performing Arts 11% 13
Social Sciences 10% 12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 9% 10
Psychology 9% 10
Education 7% 8 0
Theology And Religious Vocations 6% 7
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 6 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 5% 6 0
Natural Resources And Conservation 2% 2
Physical Sciences 2% 2

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of North Park University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of North Park University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,700. Last year, out of the total 818 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 753 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 815 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 725 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $33,700 $42,400
Employment Rate 92% 89%
Total Graduates 818 815

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

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4.8 mile away
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