NCC

North Central College

30 N Brainard St, Naperville, United States
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    0
  • Class Notes
    0
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    28
  • Previously Enrolled
    53

Overview of North Central College (NCC)

About this school

North Central, founded in 1861, is a private, church-affiliated college. Programs are offered through the Divisions of Creative Arts, Economics and Business Administration, Humanities, Language and Literature, Natural Science and Mathematics, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Its 56-acre campus is located in a residential area of Naperville, west of metropolitan Chicago.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,769
    • Men:1,263 Men (45.6%)
    • Women:1,506 Women (54.4%)

Location

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Admission Information (NCC)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to North Central College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
3
Social Studies
2
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
3
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
June 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
Recommended
June 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
30 North Brainard Street, PO Box 3063
City, State, Zip
Naperville, IL 60566-7063
Phone
(630) 637-5800
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 4 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
54% of 7,220 applicants were admitted
Women
55% of 4,192 applicants were admitted
Men
54% of 3,028 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
644 (16%) of 3,928 admitted students enrolled
Women
337 (15%) of 2,306 admitted students enrolled
Men
307 (19%) of 1,622 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.66
375 And Above
38%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
9%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |22-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
11%
• Score 24 - 29
48%
• Score 18 - 23
40%
• Score 12 - 17
1%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (NCC)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $37,749 (73.69%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,650 (20.79%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,200 (2.34%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,629 (3.18%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


North Central College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001734
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
552 (91.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
481 (87.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
481 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
102 (21.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$28,633
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 481 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,522
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 382 (79.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,235
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 87 (18.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
120 (20.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,561

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,266 (86.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,042 (90.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,041 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
383 (18.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$27,601
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,039 (99.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,447
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,696 (83.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,555
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 276 (13.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
566 (21.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,225

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
77%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$38,267
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Relatives of Clergy

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$233

Academics & Instruction (NCC)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Quarter

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


151

Part-Time Faculty


132

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


48%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 13% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 29% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 40% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 17% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 9% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 59% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
209,855
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
450
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


North Central College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


79.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


61.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


67.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


68.0%

Programs & Majors (NCC)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (70)


  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International/Global Studies
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Organizational Communication, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Radio and Television
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Small Business Administration/Management
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Social sciences, Parks and recreation

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (19)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Computer Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Ethics
  • Finance and Banking
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Business
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Liberal Studies
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Management
  • Publishing
  • Sports Management
  • Technical Communication
  • Writing

Campus Life (NCC)

Location & Geography

Population


144,864

Nearest Metropolitan Area


Chicago

Campus Size


68 acres

Weather


Temperature
12.9 average low in January, 79.6 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Naperville
Nearest Train Station
Naperville

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


49% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


51%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Cardinal
School Colors
Cardinal and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


North Central College offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, college union activities board, wonc (student radio station), cardinals in action (service group), enactus (students in free enterprise sife), residence hall association

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,634

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,769
Women
1,506
Men
1,263

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.9% Asian
  • 4.0% Black/African-American
  • 15.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 66.8% White
  • 6.9% Unknown

International Students


2.5% from 45 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


196

Student Resources (NCC)

Study resources