Office of Admissions, PO Box 3063Naperville, IL 60566-7063 630-637-5800
About North Central College
  • Year of Foundation 1861
  • Size of Campus 59 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation United Methodist
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 2,133
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57%, 43%, 8%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 27,984
  • Room and Board $8,463
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 2,423
North Central College is a community of learners dedicated to preparing students to be informed, involved, principled and productive citizens and leaders over a lifetime. A comprehensive liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church, North Central fulfills its mission by recognizing the individual needs of students at different stages of life and from different ethnic, economic and religious backgrounds -- students who bring diverse expectations to the educational process -- with programs responsive to those needs (residential, outreach, full-time, part-time, undergraduate and master's level) while ensuring that all students experience in common.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Psi Chi, Beta Beta Beta, Phi Alpha Theta, Iota Sigma Pi, Freshman Honor Society
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Spring Fest, Earth Day, Mr. NCC, Appalachian Service Project, Rall Student Research Symposium, Martin Luther King Celebration Week, Leadership Awards Banquet, Alternative Spring Break Trips, The Union, Club Kimmel
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Association, Raza Unida, International Club, CHE (Cardinals Hablando Espanol), Voices of Praise Gospel Choir, Student African American Brotherhood
  • Number of frats 0
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) United Methodist Student Organization, Catholic Student Union, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Interfaith, Focus, Small Group Ministry, Voices of Praise Gospel Choir, New Visions, Christian Life Council
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Distance to nearest airport Chicago O'Hare (25), Chicago, Midway (30)
  • Distance to nearest train Naperville (0)
  • Distance to nearest bus Aurora, IL (15)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (80%), women's dorms (20%), special housing for disabled students, other housing options
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 11
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 15%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 55%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 60%
  • Number of students using college housing 48%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 25%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Number of e-books 1,977
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 4
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Curriculum Collection - 6207 items, Sang Jazz Collection, Sang First Editions Collection, Haven Hubbard Collection (Engish literature in fine bindings), Lefler Lincoln Collection, North Central College Archives, Harris W. Fawell Papers, Suburban Studies Ar
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 159,076
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,871
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 20
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 212,624
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 200
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 4
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,957
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services career, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 4
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 73%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Illinois Institute of Technology)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Wheaton College)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,530
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 26%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs American Cancer Society, American Marketing & Publishing, Americorps, Anixter, AT & T, ATC, Athletico, Bolingbrook School District, Chesterbrook Academy, Chicago Public School District, Chicago WNBA, CHUBB Insurance Co, Contiva Health Services, Crowe Chiz
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