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Undergraduate Studies at North Central College


North Central is where small college attention meets big university opportunity.

Engage in deep conversations in small classrooms with classmates and professors who know your name and aspirations.

Take advantage of our flexible trimester calendar and design your next four years based around your interests. Intern at a Fortune 500 company or a small theatre company in the summer. Then start the next academic year by studying in Asia or Europe. 

What does it mean to “be central”?

Be central is more than a saying—it's a way of life. 

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 a chance to grow, learn and put your education into action outside the classroom.

North Central College will prepare you to take a central role in your career and community and make a positive impact everywhere you go.

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Majors, minors and more


Create your own path at North Central College. Choose from more than 65 undergraduate academic programs on campus, and take advantage of numerous opportunities to learn across the region and around the world. Whether you want to become a biologist or teacher, artist or pursue a job that has yet to be invented — North Central has a major or minor that’s right for you and your future.

Learning at North Central College

At North Central, you’ll work with teams and build leadership skills and study across disciplines. You’ll engage in new concepts and challenge your assumptions.


You’ll conduct your own research and lead your own service projects. Since your ideas are too important to go unnoticed, you’ll learn to be a skilled writer, speaker and problem-solver who can effectively communicate in our interconnected world. You’ll write about your ideas, debate their merits and present them to your classmates.

Then you’ll take what you’ve learned and apply it in the lab, office or even your own company. Whether your major is English studies, political science or psychology, a North Central education prepares you for your career and for life.


A campus where your goals come first. Small classes where instructors want to know you.  Join a close-knit community with a passion for learning.   

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How you'll learn

It starts with the values of a comprehensive liberal arts education.

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Beyond the classroom

From studying abroad to internships to serving the greater good.



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