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

Some new members of the Class of 2018
Recent North Central College alumni have recommended a “bucket list” of experiences for the new Class of 2018 students to help them become Cardinals for Life.
The Princeton Review has once again named North Central College a Best Midwestern College in its annual survey of the nation’s best colleges.
Forbes magazine says North Central College is among America’s Top Colleges and ranks among the top 20 percent of the nation’s colleges and universities.

Events

Welcome Week

Sep 10, 6:00 AM - 11:55 PM

Admission Visit Day

Oct 13, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Annual Focus: Globalization: Documentary (TBD)

Nov 6, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Admission Visit Day

Nov 10, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Jazz Visit Day

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