North Central College - Naperville, IL

Veterans Admission

Veterans choose North Central College each year for the exceptional academic programs, exciting campus life, and affordability. Our location provides access to great internships and post-graduation careers in Naperville and the surrounding Chicago area. All military students  will find a welcoming and supportive faculty and staff who are committed to supporting you in your transitions to and from the College.

As a veteran, you're entitled to use your chapter benefits in accordance with the rules of the Veterans Benefits Administration. It is best to confirm your eligibility to receive education benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs first, then begin the admission process. When you initially contact the Admission Office, tell them that you are a veteran.  Students must be admitted to North Central College to be considered for financial aid and veterans benefits. Steps and links are provided below. If you have any questions, call the Admission Office at 630-637-5800 for assistance.  An admission counselor will be happy to help you with any step.


  1. Confirm Veterans Benefits eligibility with the Department of Veterans Affairs
  2. Complete the appropriate North Central College application for undergraduate (freshman or transfer), graduate admission, or teacher certification (continuing education).
  3. Supply official high school transcripts, college/university transcripts, and test scores and other required information based on your program of study.
  4. For full financial aid consideration, complete or update the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA - to determine your eligibility for other federal, state and institutional financial assistance (use college code 001734). 

North Central College admission staff review applications on a rolling basis. Once we have a complete file for admission, you will hear from your admission counselor within two to three weeks.