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Graduate and Professional Studies

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How to Apply to Graduate School

Here, you can find more information on eligibility, application deadlines, academic calendars as well as specific steps on how to apply for graduate school.

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Financing Your Education

We offer merit- and need-based financial aid, graduate assistant positions, and work study opportunities to help you pay for college. Your life goals are well within reach at North Central.


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Education Alliance Grant

Eligible employees from local businesses and school districts can receive 20% off tuition in some of our graduate degrees.

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Graduate Assistantships

Graduate assistantships are designed to provide professional experiences that complement your studies and offer 100% tuition remission. 

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Graduate students may complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for federal direct loan opportunities.

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Alumni Admission Graduate Scholarship

New graduate students who are recommended by an alumnus/alumna of a North Central graduate program can receive a scholarship.

School of Graduate and Professional Studies

North Central College graduate students have become ethical and purposeful leaders in local, national, and global contexts. We invite you to join our community of learners that will help you grow professionally and personally to impact the lives of others. 

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