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Chicago, Illinois

North Park University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into North Park University

North Park University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
46.6%
Admission Difficulty for North Park University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionAverage

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.

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North Park University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
950-1170
Applicants Submitting SAT
75%
SAT Scores for North Park University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for North Park University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1170
Average SAT Score 1060

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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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

North Park University admission chances by SAT score
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%
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North Park University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
39%
ACT Scores for North Park University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for North Park University
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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

North Park University admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.16
Typical High School Grades
B

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.

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Admission Statistics

North Park University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,619 1,909 4,528
Accepted 1,321 788 2,109
Acceptance Rate 50% 41% 47%
Enrolled 189 232 421
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 29% 20%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to North Park University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

North Park University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at North Park University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 25. 39% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.