North Park University educates students for lives of significance and service. Students come from throughout the US and 40 countries to a beautiful campus in a diverse Chicago neighborhood.

Public transportation provides access to Chicago and O'Hare Airport. Select from over 40 undergraduate majors and over 15 graduate degrees, including Biology, Philosophy, English, Engineering, Biblical and Theological Studies, Business and Economics, Communication, Psychology, Music and Art.

Graduates gain admission to top graduate programs, including Cambridge, Uppsala, St. Andrews, Yale, and Columbia. On campus housing for undergraduates is guaranteed. Graduate housing is available along with apartments in the neighborhood.

Basic details

  • Region: Midwest
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts College

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 56%
  • Average ACT score: 22
  • Average SAT score: 1150
  • Test optional? No
  • Common Application accepted? No
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance; Art History; Arts; Biology; Chemistry; Communications; Creative Writing; Criminal Justice; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Education; Ethnic/Cultural Studies; Engineering; English; Environmental Sciences; Gender Studies; History; Humanities; International Relations; Languages; Law; Liberal Arts; Literature; Management; Marketing; Mathematics; Music; Nursing; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Sociology; Theology/Religion
  • Full list of majors available:


  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $41,000


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division III
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Golf; Women's Golf; Women's Rowing; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball

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