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Academic Profile

North Park University is ranked among the top 60 best regional universities in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report (2015). We offer a strong liberal arts and sciences education for undergraduates, a degree-completion program for adult learners, and respected graduate programs in business, education, music, nursing, and our Theological Seminary.

Academics

  • Majors: 43
  • Minors: 26
  • Student-faculty ratio: 11 to 1
  • Average undergraduate class size: 18
  • Full-time faculty: 122
  • Faculty with terminal degree: 90 percent

Freshman Class (Fall 2015)

  • SAT (middle 50 percent): 1,410–1,760 (out of 2,400)
  • ACT (middle 50 percent): 19–24
  • GPA above 3.5: 32 percent
  • GPA above 3.0: 68 percent

Enrollment (Fall 2015)

  • Undergraduate: 1,900
  • Adult undergraduate: 252
  • Graduate/Seminary: 1,011

Accreditation

North Park University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and honored by many other accreditation bodies for individual programs. Detailed information about our accreditations is available on the accreditation page.

Academic Excellence

U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges - Regional Universities - Midwest - 2016This year, North Park University was recognized as one of the top Midwest regional universities by U.S. News & World Report.