North Central College

North Central College Ranking

country rank: 681
world rank: 1888

University Overview

North Central College ranking was established in 1861 and is a non-profit private higher education university headquartered in the small city of Naperville, Illinois (population range of 50,000-249,999). A branch campus of this university can be found in Chicago. North Central College (NCC) ranking is a modest (Topuniversitieslist registration range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education university officially associated with the Christian-Methodist faith. It is approved by the Higher Learning Commission. North Central College (NCC) provides courses and services in a variety of fields that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 159-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. With an acceptance scale of 50-60%, this US higher education institution is considered to be moderately selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. NCC also offers a library, accommodation, athletic facilities, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

North Central College Ranking

University Identity

Name North Central College
Acronym NCC
Founded 1861
Motto Be Central
Colours Cardinal red and white

University Location

Address 30 N Brainard Street Naperville 60540 Illinois United States
Tel +1 (630) 637 5100
Fax +1 (630) 637 5121
Other locations Chicago

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 30 North Brainard Street Naperville 60540 (630) 637 5800 800 411 1861

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes North Central College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 135,165 physical volumes, 147 physical media, 3,343 digital/electronic medium and 285 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes North Central College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,445 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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