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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

School of Professional Studies

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College of Arts and Sciences

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Seminary

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130 Stories of North Park

“Living through this pandemic as a graduate student could feel lonely and stressful at times. It was critical to maintain a socially connected support group that included friends, family, professors, and other North Parkers. Engaging through video or phone calls at least one or twice a week helped me stay rejuvenated, relaxed, and focused on successfully completing my degree.”

— Juanita Koziol, G’21

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130 Stories of North Park

“My many trips to Oaxaca, Mexico shaped me as a global citizen and as a leader. These trips led me to lifelong friends, and to my now husband. They landed me back in Oaxaca, serving alongside indigenous communities in various capacities, and now to pursuing a seminary degree in public ministry, with plans to relocate to Oaxaca post-graduation. Cross-cultural ministry is my calling, and the North Park community fostered this passion and affirmed it.”

— Kiera Lane, C’18, Spanish and Biblical and Theological Studies

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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: www.northpark.edu/share130/

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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.

Average Class Size

17

Job Placement at Graduation

88%

Enrollment

2,865

Year Established

1891

Student to Faculty Ratio

10:1

Students Who Receive Financial Aid

99%