North Park University

Chicago, IL

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North Park University Student Essentials

North Park University Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Vikings
Website: www.northpark.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $20,990
Out-of-State Tuition: $20,990
Retention Rate: 70%
Enrollment: 3,268
Year Established: 1891

About North Park University

North Park University in Chicago, Illinois, is a liberal arts university that is dedicated to Christian values, and that offers students the opportunity to pursue a degree through unique learning experiences.

The university was founded by the Evangelical Covenant Church and maintains its religious commitment by offering educational programs through North Park Theological Seminary. Students who want to pursue ministerial vocations or engage in urban ministry projects should check out its programs.

North Park's academics are offered in a variety of liberal arts disciplines, as well as religion-focused programs. Some concentrations include:

  • Biblical and Theological Studies
  • Africana Studies
  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Global Studies
  • Mathematics

North Park's Campus Life Association and Student Senate (CLASS) is a valuable resource if you are looking to gain leadership skills. You can be appointed leader of a student club or work within the CLASS group to develop your communication and team working skills.

The school offers many study abroad programs for students looking to gain a global perspective during their college career.

To be considered for enrollment, applicants must submit a personal essay, high school transcript, ACT/SAT scores and letters of recommendation. Some students may be required to be complete a personal interview with a North Park admissions advisor.

North Park offers eligible students who have filed a FAFSA financial aid through grants, work-study programs, direct student loans and scholarships.

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North Park University Map & Location

North Park University
3225 West Foster Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625


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Getting Around North Park University

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Transit

Some transit. This area has limited public transportation.

6/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Chicago, IL

Winter
Dec
36
20
Jan
32
16
Feb
36
19
Spring
Mar
45
28
Apr
57
38
May
68
47
Summer
Jun
78
57
Jul
83
63
Aug
81
62
Fall
Sep
74
54
Oct
62
42
Nov
49
33

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,263
Freshman Class 381
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 3,268

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 9%
  • African American: 9%
  • Caucasian: 55%
  • Asian: 7%
  • Unknown and Other: 21%
Latino 9%
African American 9%
Caucasian 55%
Asian 7%
Unknown and Other 21%

Undergraduate 69%
Graduate 31%
Full-Time 90%
Part-Time 10%
Women 65%
Men 35%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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