Second Bachelor's Degree Students
North Park University welcomes students seeking a second bachelor's degree. If you have completed an undergraduate degree and are interested in making a career change that requires further education, this may be a good option for you.
Apply for a second bachelor’s degree using our online application. In addition to this, which includes an essay and references, you’ll need:
- Application fee of $40 (nonrefundable)
- Official, sealed transcript(s) from all colleges you’ve attended, showing all undergraduate and graduate coursework, sent directly to:
NORTH PARK UNIVERSITY, BOX 19
3225 W FOSTER AVE
CHICAGO IL 60625
If you are applying for the post-baccalaureate medical studies program, you will need to submit proof of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher. In addition to the application requirements listed above, you will also be asked to submit your resume and two letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with your academic or professional work and a 300- to 400-word personal statement describing your interest in the program and how it will help you achieve your educational and vocational goals.
Students seeking a second bachelor's degree may qualify for North Park University second-degree scholarships or for federal student loans, if still eligible.
Test Scores and Standards
All applicants to North Park University are evaluated on a number of criteria that include standardized test scores, transcripts from high school or college courses, answers to essay questions, references, and other indicators of how well you’d do as a student in North Park’s community. Learn more.
Dates and Deadlines
North Park has a rolling admission policy. When a file is complete, it is reviewed and a decision is made, usually within two to three weeks of North Park receiving your completed application file. Learn more about important dates and recommended deadlines.