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September 25 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Fall Visit Day
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November 11 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm Viking Preview Days
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September 16, 2021 130 Stories: Alyssa Anderson
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September 2, 2021 Gathering Day 2021

Academics at North Park

Levels of Study

Prepare for a life of significance and service through undergraduate and graduate studies at North Park.

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Undergraduate Programs

40+ programs, with pre-professional degrees, liberal arts, sciences, health, business, and more.

Graduate Programs

Flexible and affordable programs to advance your career and academic interests.

Degree-Completion Programs

Bachelor’s degree completion programs for working adults.

Seminary Programs

Degrees and certificates in theology and ministry to help you follow your calling.

Online Programs

Degree programs available with convenient 24/7 online delivery.

Colleges & Schools

As a student at NPU, you can choose from 120+ programs housed in seven colleges and schools, and benefit from a core curriculum designed to forge new and meaningful connections across the sciences, humanities, business, and the arts.


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School of Business and Nonprofit Management

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School of Education

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School of Music, Art, and Theatre

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School of Nursing and Health Sciences

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School of Professional Studies

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College of Arts and Sciences

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130 Stories of North Park

“My first year as faculty, John Hjelm asked me if I would help chaperone his cross-country ski trip course at Covenant Point. Another faculty member had to have surgery and couldn’t go, but I wasn’t sure if it was a good idea. I would not have called myself a cross-country skier. However, seeing John on that trip, how much energy he got from teaching in that environment, really made an impression. John’s love for students and Covenant Point really shone through. He was so joyful to get to share this place that was important to him with students who became so important to him.”

— Alyssa Anderson, Assistant Professor of Athletic Training and Clinical Education Coordinator, C’11

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130 Stories of North Park

He’s the on-air voice for not one, not two, not three . . . but nine different North Park University sports. Arguably one of the biggest North Park fans and historians. He’s the one and only Gregory Sager.

130 Stories of North Park

This academic year marks the 130th anniversary of the founding of North Park University–and one of the ways we will celebrate is by sharing 130 stories of North Park students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends. Stories of our community, across generations, academic fields, staff departments, professions, and faith journeys.

You’re invited to watch this video, and to join in the celebration by sharing your own story here:

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NPU is located in Chicago’s Albany Park and North Park neighborhoods, drawing upon the extraordinary educational assets of a world-class city.

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Why North Park?

Our Mission

The mission of North Park University, as the university of the Evangelical Covenant Church, is to prepare students for lives of significance and service through education in the liberal arts, professional studies, and theology.

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