North Park University

Address:
3225 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60625-4895
Phone:
773-244-6200
Website:
http://www.northpark.edu
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About North Park University

North Park University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the business field. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,198
 Graduate988
 Total3,186
GenderFemale61%
 Male39%
Student Age% Under 2557%
 % 25 and Over43%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time59%
 % Part-time41%
Race/Ethnicity% White52.9%
 % Black8.4%
 % Asian7.0%
 % Latino8.5%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown19.9%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyAdvertising
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal1,388
 % Admitted34%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled81%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRecommended
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT18%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT84%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800610 / 800
 SAT Math470 / 800600 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite19 / 3625 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 Graduate Application Fee$40
 In-State Tuition & Fees$19,960
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$19,960
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid90%
 % Undergraduates with Loans73%
 % Undergraduates with Grants87%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,000
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,350
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,450
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Chicago Area

Median Age33
Median Household Income$47,371
Total Population2,700,741
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.6% 51.4%
 Age 0-950.7%49.3%
 Age 10-1751.0%49.0%
 Age 18-2449.6%50.4%
 Age 25-2948.7%51.3%
 Age 30-3950.5%49.5%
 40+47.1%52.9%
Race/Ethnicity% White44.9%
 % Black33.4%
 % Asian5.4%
 % Latino28.1%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.1%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,350
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$783
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50015.7%16.0%5.7%
 $500 to $74939.8%22.4%0.0%
 $750 to $99925.1%32.1%33.2%
 Over $100019.4%29.5%43.1%