Description

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.

Quick Facts about North Park University

Region

Midwest

Setting

Large City Setting

Type

Private

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Vikings

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

Students

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

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
69%
Graduate
31%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
90%
Part-Time
10%

Gender of Students

Women
65%
Men
35%

Ethnic Diversity

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

International Students

International
3%
Domestic
97%

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