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.


National award brings prestigious recognition to North Central’s internationalization of campus over 20 years.
North Central College has expanded its commitment to sustainability by investing more than $200,000 to replace old fixtures with energy-efficient LED lighting.
Dr. Richard Wilders, professor of mathematics
North Central College hosts Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering Academic Challenge sectional competition for high school students March 19.


Admission Small Group Visit

Mar 31, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Apr 1, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Apr 2, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Admission Small Group Visit

Apr 3, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Freshman Visit Day

Apr 6, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Freshman Admitted Student Program

Apr 13, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Admitted College Scholars Reception

Apr 13, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM