North Park University - Chicago North Park University - Chicago

Prospective Students at North Park

Academic rigor in 130+ programs. An active and nurturing community. Deeply involved faculty. An experience that will form your career and life in meaningful ways. Above all, prospective students are welcome to explore our campus in Chicago.

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Campus Life

Picture yourself at the heart of an unforgettable college experience.

Chicago is our Classroom

A world-class city full of opportunities for cultural engagement and career experience.

60625: Our neighborhood.

Indeed, ours is one of the most diverse zip codes in the nation.

Academic Programs

Substantial, rigorous, exciting. And taught by experienced faculty.

Faculty Directory

Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio means your professors will be deeply invested in your education.

Admissions and Aid

North Park’s tuition and fees are approximately $9,500 less than the national average for private, four-year colleges and universities. Additionally, there are scholarships and grants available to you. If you need help filling out your application, we urge you to reach out to our admissions office as well as our admissions counselors. We encourage all prospective students to apply.

Important Dates and Recommended Deadlines

Attention prospective students: Though we do offer a rolling admissions policy, keep these dates and recommended deadlines in mind so you have the best opportunities for financial aid, housing, and other important decisions at North Park University.

September 1: We begin accepting applications from prospective students for the following fall semester.
October 1 to November 1: File your FAFSA for the best financial aid options.
April to May 1: Accept a financial aid package and make your tuition and housing deposits.
Mid-April: Begin the new-student registration process for your first semester at North Park.

Meet North Park

“I have learned something that I use in my job in every one of my MBA classes. I did my undergrad in art at North Park, but the graduate school is completely different. All of my classmates are professionals working in their fields, and I learn so much from their diverse perspectives and experiences.”

Joanna Wilkinson C’08 G’17
Master of Business Administration

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Getting Started With North Park University

You'll find the North Park application process simple and straightforward. If you do encounter difficulty, you can get help here.


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

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Meet the city, campus, students, and faculty that make North Park transformative, inspiring, and fun. The best way to find out if North Park is for you is to visit. We welcome all prospective students.

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Determine Your Cost

Use the calculator here to estimate annual tuition costs. Remember, financial aid is available for qualified prospective students.

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