How to Apply to the School of Professional Studies
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Create an account with our online admissions system today. This will allow you to complete an application for the School of Professional Studies—or start one and save your progress if you need to finish it later.
(You can also request more information about our programs if you’re not quite ready to apply.)
Along with this convenient online, no-fee application, you’ll need:
- An electronic copy of your current resume
- Official transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended, and records of any Advanced Placement or military credit you have earned
Please have your transcripts and credit records sent directly to North Park University at the following address:
North Park University Admissions
3225 W. Foster Ave., Box 19
Chicago, IL 60625
- Learn more about transferring credit to North Park and earning credit for life experience.
If you’ve already started an online application, you can log back into the system to complete it.
You’ll receive an email to the address you include with your online application to confirm that it was submitted successfully.
Once your official transcripts have arrived, the admissions team will evaluate your application and records to determine what requirements you’ll need to meet to complete your degree at North Park.
Admission decisions are typically made within one week of receiving all your application materials (including transcripts). If you’re accepted into the School of Professional Studies, you’ll receive a letter that includes your official transcript evaluation. Shortly thereafter, your academic advisor will contact you to get started preparing your individualized degree-completion plan.
If you’re accepted, you can begin classes in the fall, spring, or summer. You’ll start with an orientation session that will help you get acclimated with the School of Professional Studies courses, procedures, resources so you’re ready to jump in on your first day of classes.