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.


First-years cheer at a pep rally Sept. 9
North Central College began the 2015-2016 academic year Sept. 14 with a record number of first-year students.
North Central College is among the best schools in the region at helping students realize their full potential, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Follow the College on Instagram Sept. 4-7 to experience Cardinal Camps with first-year students as they connect with new friends, faculty and staff.


Visit Day for high school students

Oct 12, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

2015 Study Abroad Fair

Oct 27, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Admission Visit Program

Nov 6, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Admission Visit Program

Jan 18, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Admission Visit Program

Feb 15, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM