54%

Acceptance Rate

$16,831

Avg.Financial Aid

001735

FAFSA Code

About North Park University (NPU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,900

Website

www.northpark.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Evangelical Covenant Church of America

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

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.

Accreditation

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.

Location & Contact

Address

3225 W Foster Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7732446200
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

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'.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

54%

SAT Range

950 - 1167

ACT Range

19 - 25

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

North Park University offers several liberal arts programs and unforgettable college experience. NPU provides a community of faith, excellent education, and a good location.

Additionally, a candidate has to maintain the SAT/ACT range of 950 - 1167 or 19 - 25. A candidate with a decent academic background and SAT/ACT can get in easily.

Steps to apply to North Park University:

  • Determine your student type.
  • Complete an online application.
  • Submit all application material along with test scores.
  • Complete the FAFSA.
  • Accept the offer of admission.

For any further information, we suggest you to follow our Admissions Page.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$20,249

Average Annual Cost

$29,190

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$670

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,445

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,700

Total One Year Cost

$43,005

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.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

75%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

48%

Male Professors

52%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

122 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

98 Graduates

Psychology, General

26 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

25 Graduates

Biology, General

24 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

21 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

20 Graduates

Sociology

18 Graduates

Music

17 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

17 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

16 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

15 Graduates

History

12 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

11 Graduates

Mathematics

10 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

10 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

10 Graduates

Political Science and Government

9 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

9 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

8 Graduates

Bible/Biblical Studies

7 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

6 Graduates

International/Global Studies

4 Graduates

Pastoral Counseling and Specialized...

4 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

4 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

3 Graduates

Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

3 Graduates

Physics

3 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

3 Graduates

Chemistry

2 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

1 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

Area Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,976

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

38%

Full-time

90%

Part-time

10%

Students Gender

Male

38%

US National: 44%

Female

62%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

40% White

3% Unknown

8% Black

30% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

8% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

24%

Out Of State

71%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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 Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 60% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

60%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,890/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,976/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,976/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Vikings

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

College Conference of Illinois and Wisc

Total Male Athletes

248

Total Female Athletes

138

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

5

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Track and Field

Volleyball

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

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.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$37,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$43,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,000

$28,375

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$218 - 294

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$16,831

Students Receiving Federal Grants

52%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,451

Students Receiving State Aid

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,416

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,962

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$19,614

$30K - $48K

$19,197

$48K - $75K

$16,368

$75K - $110K

$13,801

> $110K

$13,378

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. 

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