Explore the vast array of opportuntities that await your students at North Central!

Here at North Central, your students will find a program thats right for them! No matter if they know their dream job already or if they're still trying to find their path - we will support them every step of the way. Explore all the opportunities that await them here, from living and dining on campus, to the endless selection of clubs and activities, to spending a semester abroad, and much more! 

 


Majors & Programs


Wherever your students are on their lifelong pursuit of knowledge and professional advancement, we have a program for them. Whether they are looking for an undergraduate or graduate program, we offer engaging, inspiring and vigorous courses, designed to help your student find their passion, awaken their drive to learn and prepare them to make an impact in a dynamic world. They will be able to travel, conduct research, intern, work and participate in high-impact practices that make the most of their college experience. 

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Financial Aid & Costs


A degree from North Central College is an investment with lifelong returns. It’s a commitment to your student's career, a decision to study the world around them and an opportunity to make friends for life. North Central partners with your student and their family to maximize affordability through a number of financial assistance options. We’re dedicated to making sure cost is never a barrier to a comprehensive liberal arts education.

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Assisting your student through the North Central application process

Students should select one of the following to apply:


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Official high school transcript and college work


  • Students are encouraged to download our Transcript Request Form and provide it to their guidance office to request official transcripts. 
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Official SAT or ACT scores


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Optional information we will consider


  • Writing samples
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of extenuating circumstances

Optional information can be emailed directly to admissions@noctrl.edu.

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Preparatory High School Classes


We  recommend students take the college preparatory curriculum offered at their high school. This typically consists of:

  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of mathematics (including algebra and geometry, one course beyond geometry is preferred)
  • 3 years of science (including 2 years of lab sciences)
  • 3 years of social sciences
  • Multiple years of the same foreign language are strongly recommended. 
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More Resources

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Undocumented Students

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First-Generation Programs

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Life & Location

Cardinal Directions


There are no two college students that are exactly alike, and neither are their paths to graduation. That’s why North Central College created Cardinal Directions, a revolutionary approach to the General Education Curriculum that puts your journey through college in your hands.

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