About North Central College
On Campus Housing
A private, 4-year liberal arts college named, North Central College, is located in Naperville, IL. In 1861, North Central College was founded. North Central College believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Lux Veritas and its official colors are cardinal red and white. In addition to over 2,615 undergraduate students, NCC also boasts of over 273 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 3,000. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 139 faculty. At North Central College, around 95% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 54% of the students are females and 46% are males. Finally, at NCC around 65% are white, 15% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 5% are Black or African American. The college has produced several notable alumni including Myron W. Wentz, Kevin Manno, P. J. Hyett, and Mildred Rebstock in its 159 years of existence. Sports is an intergral part of any campus, and in this case, the university’s teams are affiliated to NCAA Division III – CCIW. NCC offers a total of 144 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs), and HLC Higher Learning Commission. $118 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the North Central College.
The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed North Central College at the 448th position among other national universities.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to NCC. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $55,624 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($40,040), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($11,456), and budget for other expenses ($3,946). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$86,907 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The college additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $11,456 per year. The students at North Central College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,483 per year. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 46% male and 54% female students enrolled at the university.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The financial aid department of North Central College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $4,537, whereas the financial aid is $22,759. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $4,508 as well as institutional aid worth $22,759. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to North Central College amount to $14,101,767 per annum.