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About North Park University

A Rich History

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 world. At North Park, excellence implies not only a deep tradition in the liberal arts and Christian faith, but a spirit of reaching out to serve and learn from the dynamic community around us.

Distinctively Christian

Rooted in the Christian faith, North Park welcomes students from all faith backgrounds and fosters an understanding of all beliefs. Here, you’ll find a dialogue that nurtures spiritual growth and exploration.

Mission, Vision, Values

Faith at North Park

Connections Local and Global

North Park works to engage the neighborhood and city in ways that enrich the life of the campus and connect us to the diverse people of Chicago. This engagement complements the programs NPU provides in the liberal arts, as well as in areas such as business, health sciences, and education.

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Facts at a Glance

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Faculty & Staff Directory

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Employment Opportunities

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Campus Locations and Facilities

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President Mary Surridge

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A Word from the Provost

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University Marketing & Communications

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Commencement

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Accreditation

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Equal Opportunity

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Title IX

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Getting Started With North Park University

Finding your fit at North Park is straightforward, and we’ll be here to help you along the way. Here are the three most important steps.

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Apply

We admit students on a rolling basis, so it’s never too early (or too late) to start your application.

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Visit

Find out if North Park is the right fit for you by coming for an individual visit, joining us for a NPU Preview Day event, or attending one of our many special events throughout the school year.

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Determine Your Cost

Keeping college affordable is as important to us as our expert faculty, vibrant community life, and student success. Use our tools for a basic estimate, including scholarships and financial aid options.

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