North Central College - Naperville, IL

Freshman Students

What does it mean to “be central”? If you ask that question around our campus, you’ll hear lots of different answers. But it boils down to this:

At North Central College you’ll find a supportive community where everyone shares an interest in your success. It’s a place where you have the chance to grow, learn and put your classroom learning into real-life action. North Central College will prepare you to take a central role in work and society and make a positive impact anywhere you go.

North Central College offers:

  • A wide array of majors, minors and programs for you to study.
  • More than 60 student clubs and organizations for you to make friends, explore interests and develop leadership skills.
  • NCAA Division III varsity athletics, complemented by robust intramural and wellness programs.
  • A great location in downtown Naperville, Illinois, with a hometown feel, trendy dining and shopping, plus easy access to Chicago via the Metra train station a few blocks from campus.

Ready to be central? Explore the links to find out more—then contact us to arrange a personalized visit to campus and see for yourself.

News

North Central College is the first suburban Chicago school to achieve gold status through the Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact.
Dr. Abiodun Goke-Pariola
North Central College has named Dr. Abiodun “GP” Goke-Pariola its next vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty.
John Shindler
North Central College is establishing an innovative academic program in Middle Eastern and North African studies that will include language courses in Arabic.

Events

Jazz Visit Day

Jan 17, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Admission Visit Day

Jan 19, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Undergraduate Research Info Session and Mini Symposium

Jan 20, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Jan 22, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Undergraduate Research Info Session and Mini Symposium

Jan 22, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Fine Arts Auditions

Feb 7, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mar 7, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM