North Park University

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Chicago, IL

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North Park University

North Park University

North Park University Student Essentials

North Park University Student Essentials Region: Setting: Type: Size: Mascot: Website: On-Campus Housing Available: Selectivity: In-State Tuition: Out-of-State Tuition: Retention Rate: Enrollment: Year Established:
Large City Setting
Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Highly Selective

About North Park University

North Park University in Chicago, Illinois, is a liberal arts university that is dedicated to Christian values, and that offers students the opportunity to pursue a degree through unique learning experiences.

The university was founded by the Evangelical Covenant Church and maintains its religious commitment by offering educational programs through North Park Theological Seminary. Students who want to pursue ministerial vocations or engage in urban ministry projects should check out its programs.

North Park's academics are offered in a variety of liberal arts disciplines, as well as religion-focused programs. Some concentrations include:

  • Biblical and Theological Studies
  • Africana Studies
  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Global Studies
  • Mathematics

North Park's Campus Life Association and Student Senate (CLASS) is a valuable resource if you are looking to gain leadership skills. You can be appointed leader of a student club or work within the CLASS group to develop your communication and team working skills.

The school offers many study abroad programs for students looking to gain a global perspective during their college career.

To be considered for enrollment, applicants must submit a personal essay, high school transcript, ACT/SAT scores and letters of recommendation. Some students may be required to be complete a personal interview with a North Park admissions advisor.

North Park offers eligible students who have filed a FAFSA financial aid through grants, work-study programs, direct student loans and scholarships.

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North Park University Map & Location

North Park University

3225 W Foster Ave

Chicago, IL 60625

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Getting Around North Park University


Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10 walk


Some transit. This area has limited public transportation.

6/10 rail


Seasonal average temperatures for Chicago, IL

Winter Dec 36 20 Jan 32 16 Feb 36 19 Spring Mar 45 28 Apr 57 38 May 68 47 Summer Jun 78 57 Jul 83 63 Aug 81 62 Fall Sep 74 54 Oct 62 42 Nov 49 33


Full-Time Undergrad Students Freshman Class Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 14%
  • African American: 9%
  • Caucasian: 55%
  • Asian: 6%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 15%
]]> Latino African American Caucasian Asian Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Unknown and Other
Undergraduate 66% Graduate 34% Full-Time 90% Part-Time 10% Women 65% Men 35% International 5% Domestic 95%

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