Rooted in the Christian Faith

Founded in faith. Forward in faith.

Faith at North Park

North Park is the university of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Founded in 1891 by Swedish Christian immigrants, it continues to embody Covenant values and affirmations. Accordingly, we foster respectful discussion and engagement among people of all beliefs.

Here, students encounter different Christian traditions and study in a diverse environment. At North Park University, all students are welcome, regardless of their faith convictions. Because we learn more together than we do apart.

North Park Heritage

Founded as a community of life and learning where great intellects are warmed by great hearts, and great hearts are enlightened by great intellects.

North Park History

Christian Higher Education

North Park is a collaborative learning community that fosters humble, sincere, and open dialogue. Our professors are as much mentors as they are experts in their fields, while intimate class sizes and intentional meeting spaces encourage deep dialogue. Whether they’re studying theology or biology, our students are equipped for the workforce and to lead a meaningful life in service to God and others.

University Ministries

From campus worship to global outreach, University Ministries is about transforming students to impact the world for God.

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North Park’s residential discipleship program. One year. Live, learn, and grow. Together.

Evangelical Covenant Church

A rapidly growing multiethnic denomination in the U.S. and Canada with ministries all over the world.

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Covenant and Church Grants

As part of North Park’s commitment to affordability, we offer a variety of faith-related grants, including the Covenant Grant.


Covenant Camp Partnerships

We partner with Covenant camps to connect students with new places, new people, and valuable experiences.


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.


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

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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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