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Transfer Applicants - How to Apply

How to Apply

We are currently accepting applications for Summer 2022, Fall 2022, and Spring 2023. Get started with your application today and contact our office at or 630-637-5800 for more information. 

Admission Requirements

  • To be competitive for admission, a 2.5 transferable grade-point average is preferred.  
  • If you have not earned 24 transferable semester hours, your high school transcript will also be required (ACT/SAT scores optional).
  • You must not have been dismissed for any reason from your last institution attended.
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Your Application and Transcripts

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High School Transcripts & ACT/SAT Scores

Send an official high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores (optional) if you have not earned 24 transferable semester hours at the time of application.

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Optional Information We Will Consider

  • ACT/SAT scores
  • Personal statement or documentation of extenuating circumstances
  • Letters of recommendation
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  • To enroll as degree-seeking at North Central College, you need to have a high school diploma or a recognized equivalent of a high school diploma. North Central College does not accept degree-seeking students who only meet requirements to show an ability to benefit or who are only beyond the age of compulsory attendance in the state of Illinois.
  • To evaluate the validity of a student's high school diploma if the school or the Secretary has reason to believe that the diploma is not valid, the Office of Admission contacts the registrar or counseling office at the high school in question for confirmation of the diploma’s validity. 
  • If the diploma was not obtained from an entity that provides secondary school education, the Office of Admission would require the student to provide alternate documentation showing they have a recognized equivalent of a high school diploma.  Student self-certification is not sufficient documentation, and if the Office of Admission is not able to validate the high school diploma, the applicant cannot appeal the decision not to validate the diploma.

Transfer to North Central

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.

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