#20 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

North Park University

Chicago, Illinois

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Student Population
North Park University overview
Location Chicago, Illinois
Online northpark.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Evangelical Covenant Church of America
North Park University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Chicago, Illinois, North Park University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Evangelical Covenant Church of America faith. In the most recent statistical year 4,782 prospective students applied, and 2,102 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 351 enrolled in the school.  1,816 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,015 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $31,430 plus fees of $670. North Park University is ranked 409 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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North Park University is rated within the top 45% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 940/1122
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.14
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jun 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for North Park University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$670
Room and Board $9,810
Budget for Other Expenses$2,700
Total One Year Cost$45,610

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$46,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
52% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by North Park University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 22%
Health Professions 21%
Education 8%
Communication 8%
Theology and Religious Vvocations 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=147679 IPEDS survey data for North Park University.

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