Guaranteed $23,500

Transfer Excellence, Merit, or Success Scholarship

  • Complete your application to guarantee an academic scholarship worth at least $23,500
  • Scholarships available for strong transfer students, highly encouraged to apply early for admission
  • Amount is determined during the application review process and is an award of $23,500-$28,000 per academic year
  • Limited to six semesters (three academic years) provided the minimum GPA requirement is maintained
  • Spring 2024 classes start January 8
  • Email or Call the Office of Admission TODAY to determine your eligibility
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Transfer & Find your path 

Whether you’re transferring from a two-year school or another four-year college or university, 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.

Explore Various Opportunities

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How to Apply

Interested in applying to North Central? Our next traditional start term possibility, Spring 2024, begins Monday, January 8. For full admission, financial aid and registration consideration, there is a target date of December 15, 2023 for Spring semester file completion. If you cannot complete your file by this date, call our office at 630-637-5800 to discuss your situation. We are also accepting applications for our Fall 2024 semester, which starts on August 21, 2024.



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Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admission to North Central College! We're excited for you to join our Cardinal family and want to support you in your transition. We created a full list of the steps involved in the transfer admission and financial aid processes to help make your transition to North Central as smooth as possible.

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Find us on Facebook and Instagram, follow us on Twitter, and stay up to date with all our other social media connections around campus.

Contact us

Ready to transfer and become a Cardinal? We're excited you're considering joining us here at North Central! If you have any questions or want more detailed information, don't hesitate to contact us and we can arrange a personalized visit to campus!

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