North Park University Admission RequirementsChicago, Illinois
Chances of getting into North Park University
How hard is it to get into North Park University and can I get accepted? The school has a 47% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,109 out of 4,528 applicants were admitted making North Park University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. North Park University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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North Park University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT75%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1170|
|Average SAT Score||1060|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to North Park University?
North Park University typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #32 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 75 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1170 and Above||Good||>60%|
|1060 to 1170||Avg +||47%-60%|
|950 to 1060||Avg -||34%-47%|
|840 to 950||Reach||23%-34%|
|Less than 840||Low||<23%|
North Park University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT39%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into North Park University?
Admission data indicates that North Park University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #29 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. 39 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to North Park University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>60%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||47%-60%|
|19 to 22||Avg -||34%-47%|
|16 to 19||Reach||23%-34%|
|Less than 16||Low||<23%|
Avg. High School GPA3.16
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into North Park University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at North Park University was 3.16 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #43 in Illinois for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to North Park University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||16%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||16%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||28%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||10%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
77% of North Park University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||15%|
|Top 25% of class||40%|
|Top 50% of class||77%|
|Bottom 50% of class||23%|
|Bottom 25% of class||4%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||14%||29%||20%|
Applications were DueJun 1, 2020
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to North Park University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=147679 IPEDS survey data for North Park University.
Frequently Asked Questions
75% of students submit their SAT scores to North Park University. 39% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
47% of those who apply are granted admission to North Park University. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1170. 75% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.