North Park University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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North Park University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,160 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1891 and is one of the 74 colleges located in Chicago, Illinois.

North Park University is affiliated with Evangelical Covenant Church of America.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
58
Fair
At North Park University you can obtain your bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

North Park University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 58 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Nursing, Education, and Theology and Religion. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
75%
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 normally a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at North Park University is fair at 75% (above Illinois average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at North Park University is below average: 58%.

Student to faculty ratio at North Park University is good -- 11:1. Read more information regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$26,000
High
Average tuition charges are very high, about $25,800 a year. The additional fees at North Park University (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $200; this makes it a total of $26,000 a year.

Read the details about North Park University 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
49%
Doable
According to recent data, 3,901 applications were submitted and 1,929 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at North Park University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,600
Medium
North Park University provides a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at North Park University, 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
C-
Unsafe
North Park University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,100 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: approximately $4,600 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at North Park University. 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 Park University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

North Park University Location and Maps



Post Address: North Park University, 3225 W Foster Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625-4895, USA
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