Undergraduate Admissions

Admission Standards

At minimum, all prospective students are recommended to meet these admission standards for grade point average (GPA) and standardized test scores:

Cumulative high school GPA 2.75 (unweighted)
Cumulative college GPA (transfer students) 2.5 (based on 12 or more transferable credits)
ACT composite
North Park’s ACT code is 1098
SAT composite
North Park’s SAT code is 1556

First-year students who do not meet the minimum requirements above may need to provide additional information such as an interview and/or be considered for provisional admission. Transfer students with a 2.00 – 2.49 may require additional information such as an interview to be considered for admission.  International students must also meet additional requirements for acceptance.


North Park University takes a lot of information into account when evaluating your application. In addition to your academic achievement as demonstrated through your ACT/SAT scores and transcripts, we will consider the following:

  • Your high school attendance record
  • A personal essay that you submit with your application, describing why you are interested in attending North Park University and why you believe you would be a good fit here (up to 500 words)
  • Activities and involvements that reflect your initiative, leadership, personal character, and values
  • Recommendations from your teachers, community leaders, pastors, etc.

Non-Discrimination Policy

North Park University does not discriminate with regard to race, creed, or religion; national origin, sex, age, disability, or color in admission to educational programs. Learn more.