About North Park University (NPU)
On Campus Housing
North Park University is a private not-for-profit university established in 1891. The first building on campus was completed in 1894. The perfection indicates not only a deep tradition in the liberal arts and Christian faith but a spirit of reaching out to serve and learn from the dynamic community around the university.
The university is committed to qualifying students for lives of significance and service through education in the liberal arts, professional studies, and theology.
The vision of the university is to build a university of extraordinary quality and permanent excellence, where faith, education, and service meet. The student-faculty ratio is 10:1. The total student population is 2,900.
The online programs at North Park University have the flexibility of balancing work and life demands. There are hybrid programs and completely online programs. The online courses are implemented with many online resources to make it more accessible and flexible. The courses are accessible 24/7 which makes it possible to attend the program at any time.
North Park University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools which is the regional accrediting body in the Midwest.
Following are some of the rankings according to the US News:
- The university ranks 79th in 'Best Online Graduate Business Programs'.
- It ranks 136th in 'Best Online MBA Programs'.
- It ranks 65th in 'Regional Universities Midwest' and 39th in 'Best Colleges for Veterans'.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
From the table above, it is very clear that the average annual cost to attend NAU is $29,190. In addition to this, an applicant has to budget for other expenses.
The amount above includes books and supplies cost of $1,000, other fees of $670, room and board cost of $9,445, and personal expenses of $2,700. The Net Price to attend the University is $20,249.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$70,754 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At NPU, $9,720 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. North Park University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at NPU costs around $4,976 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. There are around 39% male and 61% 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
The financial aid team is part of the 'Student Administrative Services Office' which helps the students in several ways to attain financial aid. All the United States citizens are required to fill up the FAFSA form which is mandatory to start the process of financial aid.
North Park University federal school code is 001735.
The Federal Aid includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Nursing Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct Subsidized Loan, and many others.
The Institutional Aid includes Covenant Grant, Credentialed Covenant Minister Dependent Grant, Legacy Grant, Church Matching Grant, Presidential Scholarship, North Park Recognition Scholarship, and many others.
The Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program.
The State Aid includes the Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP) Grant.