North Central College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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North Central College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,965 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1861 and is the only school located in Naperville, Illinois.

North Central College is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
64
Fair
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, and master's degree are offered at North Central College.

North Central College follows a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and provides 64 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, and Accounting and Finance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
80%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at North Central College is high at 80% (well above Illinois average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at North Central College is average - 65%.

Student to faculty ratio at North Central College is pretty decent -- 14:1. Find out more information about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$35,500
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high, around $35,300 per year. The additional fees at North Central College not covered by tuition are roughly $200, which makes it a total of $35,500 per year.

Read the details about North Central College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
57%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 7,307 applications were submitted and 4,177 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at North Central College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,000
Medium
North Central College offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at North Central College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
North Central College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,700 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- nearly $7,000 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at North Central College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, North Central College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

North Central College Location and Maps



Post Address: North Central College, 30 N Brainard St, Naperville, Illinois 60540, USA
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