3225 West Foster AvenueChicago, IL 60625-4895 773-244-5500
http://www.northpark.edu admissions@northpark.edu
About North Park University
  • Year of Foundation 1891
  • Size of Campus 30 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Evangelical Covenant Church
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,900
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 63%, 37%, 38%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $19,900
  • Room and Board $8,350
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 40
  • Enrollment No. 2,188
Founded in 1891 by the Evangelical Covenant Church, North Park University is located on Chicago's north side and enrolls 3,200 students from around the country and the world. At North Park, excellence implies not only a deep tradition in the liberal arts and the Christian faith, but also a spirit of innovation, reaching out to serve and to learn from the dynamic community around us. We invite you to learn more about North Park—a special place with a history extending back more than a century and a future expanding to meet the challenges of tomorrow. We are looking for men and women who long to grow in knowledge and faith, and who seek a sense of vocation through leadership and a life of service in a global society.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Setting Urban
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Urban Outreach
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Association, Latin American Student Organization, Middle Eastern Student Association, Scandinavian Student Association
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) University Ministries
  • Number of honor societies Tri Beta, Delta Mu Delta, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Phi Sigma Tau, Psi Chi, Sigma Theta Tau, Sigma Delta Pi
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Chicago (10), Chicago (10)
  • Distance to nearest train Chicago (7)
  • Distance to nearest bus Chicago (7)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 25%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 63%
  • College campus housing availability No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms, men's dorms, apartment for single students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Museums N/A
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Library Facilities Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 975
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 225,000
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Target, Northern Trust, Evangelical Covenant Church, Swedish Covenant Hospital
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 29%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,200
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis