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Illinois Regional College Fair

Planning for College? Join us at our College Fair!

Attend the Illinois Regional College Fair at North Central College. Featuring over 200 colleges and universities, the fair offers something for all!  All local juniors and sophomores in high school as well as potential transfer students are encouraged to attend.  No RSVP necessary for students and families to attend.


Save the Date! Our next program will be held Wednesday, March 16, 2022 from 6:00-8:00 PM. 

Illinois Regional College Fair

The Illinois Regional College Fair utilizes StriveScan to make information sharing easier for students. This app based system is free for students and registration is encouraged in advance of the fair. Click the Register Today button below to utilize this free service while attending our fair.

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Getting to the Fair

To get to campus, view directions and our campus map. Students and families may park in Lots E, F, G, I, M, and Q. Signs will be posted as well. Trolley services will be provided from Van Buren Avenue to the Residence Hall/Recreation Center, where the fair takes place (Building 39 on the campus map). 

Please email McKenna Herbst ( or call the Office of Admission at 630-637-5800 with any questions about the college fair.

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Health and Safety

In accordance with North Central College health and safety protocols for large events like this, masks are required indoors for all individuals regardless of vaccination status. Event attendees are also encouraged to practice social distancing where possible.  

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College and University Fair Registrants

Table School
1 Alabama, University of
2 Alabama - Huntsville, University of
3 Albion College
4 American Academy of Art
5 Aquinas College
6 Arizona State University
7 Arizona, University of
8 Augustana College
9 Aurora University
10 Ball State University
11 Belmont University
12 Beloit College
13 Benedictine University
14 Binghamton University - SUNY
15 Blackburn College
16 Bowling Green State University
17 Bradley University
18 Butler University
19 California Polytechnic State University
20 Carroll University
21 Carthage College
22 Central College
23 Chicago State University
24 Cincinnati, University of
25 Coe College
26 College of DuPage
27 College of St. Benedict and St. John's University
28 Colorado - Boulder, University of
29 Colorado State University
30 Columbia College Chicago
31 Columbus College of Art & Design
32 Concordia University Chicago
33 Concordia University Wisconsin
34 Cornell College
35 Creighton University
36 Denver, University of
37 DePaul University
38 DePauw University
39 Dominican University
40 Drake University
41 Dublin, University College
42 Dubuque, University of
43 East Anglia, University of
44 Eastern Illinois University
45 Eastern Michigan University
46 Elmhurst University
47 Essex, University of
48 Eureka College
49 Ferris State University
50 Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM)
51 Florida Institute of Technology
52 Florida Southern College
53 Glasgow, University of
54 Governors State University
55 Grand Canyon University
56 Grand Valley State University
57 Health Science and Pharmacy - St. Louis, University of
58 Hope College
59 Illinois - Chicago, University of
60 Illinois - Chicago College of Pharmacy, University of
61 Illinois College
62 Illinois Institute of Technology
63 Illinois - Springfield, University of
64 Illinois State University
65 Illinois Student Assistance Commission
66 Illinois Urbana-Champaign, University of
67 Illinois Wesleyan University
68 Indiana State University
69 Indiana University
70 Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
71 Iowa State University
72 Iowa, University of
73 Joliet Junior College
74 Judson University
75 Kalamazoo College
76 Kansas State University
77 Kansas, University of
78 Keiser University
79 Kent State University
80 Kentucky, University of
81 Knox College
82 Lake Forest College
83 Lawrence Technological University
84 Lawrence University
85 Lewis University
86 Lincoln College
87 Lindenwood University - St. Charles
88 Loras College
89 Loyola University Chicago
90 Louisville, University of
91 Luther College
92 Marian University
93 Marquette University
94 Maryland, University of
95 Maryville University
96 Massachusetts - Lowell, University of
97 McKendree University
98 Miami University
99 Michigan State University
100 Michigan Technological University
101 Midwestern University
102 Millikin University
103 Minnesota - Twin Cities, University of
104 Minnesota - Rochester, University of
105 Mississippi, University of
106 Missouri State University
107 Missouri, University of
108 Missouri - St. Louis, University of
109 Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T)
110 Missouri Western State University
111 Monmouth College
112 National Louis University
113 Niagara University
114 Nebraska - Lincoln, University of
115 New Hampshire, University of
116 North Central College
117 North Dakota, University of
118 Northern Iowa, University of
119 North Park University
120 Northeastern Illinois University
121 Northern Illinois University
122 Northern Michigan University
123 Northland College
124 Notre Dame, University of
125 Nova Southeastern University
126 Ohio State University
127 Ohio University
128 Ohio Wesleyan University
129 Oklahoma State University
130 Oklahoma, University of
131 Oregon, University of
132 Palmer College of Chiropractic
133 Parkland College Institute of Aviation
134 Pittsburg State University
135 Pittsburgh, University of
136 Providence College
137 Purdue University
138 Purdue University Northwest
139 Quincy University
140 Rockford University
141 Roosevelt University
142 Saint Louis University
143 Saint Mary's College
144 Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
145 Saint Xavier University
146 South Alabama, University of
147 South Carolina, University of
148 South Florida, University of
149 Southern Illinois University Carbondale
150 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
151 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy
152 St. Ambrose University
153 St. Francis, University of
154 St. Norbert College
155 St. Olaf College
156 St. Thomas, University of
157 Stony Brook University
158 Syracuse University
159 Tampa, University of
160 Texas A&M University
161 Texas Christian University
162 Texas State University
163 Texas Tech University
164 The Citadel of South Carolina
165 Toledo, University of
166 Trine University
167 Trinity Christian College
168 Truman State University
169 United States Military Academy West Point
170 Upper Iowa University
171 Utah, University of
172 Valparaiso University
173 VanderCook College of Music
174 Vermont, University of
175 Wabash College
176 Wartburg College
177 Washington University in St. Louis
178 Wayne State University
179 Western Illinois University
180 Western Michigan University
181 Wheaton College
182 William Woods University
183 Winona State University
184 Wisconsin - Eau Claire, University of
185 Wisconsin - La Crosse, University of
186 Wisconsin - Madison, University of
187 Wisconsin - Milwaukee, University of
188 Wisconsin - Oshkosh, University of
189 Wisconsin - Platteville, University of
190 Wisconsin - Stevens Point, University of
191 Wisconsin - Whitewater, University of
192 Xavier University

A project of the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling in cooperation with North Central College and area high schools.

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