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North Park University
Chicago, IL
North Park, founded in 1891, is a private, church-affiliated university. Its 30-acre campus is located on the northwest side of Chicago.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,205
   Women 1,394 (63.2%)
   Men 811 (36.8%)
Graduate Students 933
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 52% of 3,961 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.14
SAT Math 523 average
465-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 520 average
470-588 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities X      
Cost of Attendance $39,650
  Tuition and Fees $26,840
  Room and Board $9,310
Average Percent of Need Met Not reported
Average Freshman Award $11,550
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 116
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 24% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Chicago Population 2,714,856
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 66% of freshmen, 46% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Vikings
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.6% Asian
9.5% Black/African-American
19.1% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
54.3% White
7.5% Unknown
International Students 4.3%
First-Year Students Returning 80.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 39.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported