College Deliberately: North Central College

North Central College is a small, private not-for-profit, four-year College that emphasizes character, culture and career located in the city of Naperville, IL. It is known for Business Administration and Management, Psychology and Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities.

North Central College

place 30 N Brainard St, Naperville, IL 60540
phone Phone: No Phone number found
web Web: http://northcentralcollege.edu/
  • North Central College is also known as:
    North Central College, NCC, North Central, Cardinals, North Central University, University of Naperville, Naperville University


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
North Central College Higher Learning Commission Accredited 1914-01-01 2030-08-31
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
9% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Bachelor’s degree
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North Central College is in NCAA Division III with football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 114
Track and Field Indoor Men’s 85
Track and Field Outdoor Men’s 82

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Tuition for North Central College is in the 85.3 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as expensive.
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