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3225 W Foster Ave, Chicago, IL 60625, United States

Location info of North Park University

  • Located on Foster Avenue in Chicago’s North Side Albany Park and North Park neighborhoods, the University takes full advantage of the opportunities our urban environment affords.
  • For our students, the city is an integral part of learning, entertainment, and service experiences. Because we’re an urban campus, you can travel easily by public transportation to internships downtown or in other neighborhoods.
  • You’ll have access to professional music, theatre, dance, and art to spark your own creativity (and many museums or venues offer student discounts). You can seek out hidden gems throughout the city’s 77 community areas, or catch any of Chicago’s professional sports teams in action.

Top Reasons to Study in North Park University


Rooted in the Christian faith, North Park welcomes students from all faith backgrounds and fosters an understanding of all beliefs. Here, you’ll find a dialogue that nurtures spiritual growth and exploration.


North Park works to engage the neighborhood and city in ways that enrich the life of the campus and connect us to the diverse people of Chicago. This engagement complements the programs NPU provides in the liberal arts, as well as in areas such as business, health sciences, and education.


North Park embraces and values all people and celebrates the global cultural tapestry that is reflected on our campus. We work to ensure the success of all our students, regardless of race, ethnicity, or religious beliefs.

University details

About North Park University

Founded in 1891 by the Evangelical Covenant Church, North Park University is located on Chicago’s north side and enrolls 3,200 students from around the world. At North Park, excellence implies not only a deep tradition in the liberal arts and Christian faith, but a spirit of reaching out to serve and learn from the dynamic community around us.


Career at North Park University

When you think of a career services office, you may imagine a place you turn to when graduation is approaching and you’re thinking about entering the workforce. North Park University’s Career Development Office takes a different, more innovative approach: we’re with you from your first day on campus throughout the lifetime of your work future. From the admissions process and into your classrooms, on to graduation and your life as a North Park alum, we’re here to help you navigate your academic experience and work toward your career goals.

  • Career Mapping
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Resume Development
  • Interview Preparation

Campus life

Located in Chicago, North Park University draws on the extraordinary educational assets of a world-class city. Students benefit from a multicultural campus that will prepare them for an increasingly diverse and urban culture—plus endless opportunities for internships and career training.

Ranking & Accreditation of North Park University

  • North Park University’s ranking in the 2022-2023 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities Midwest, #39.
  • North Park University Enrolls Largest First-year Class, Earns Top Ranks In U.s. News And World Report, Press, Stories October 05, 2022
  • North Park Named One Of Money Magazine’s Best Colleges In America, News, Stories
    July 13, 2023

Student Accommodation at North Park University

North Park’s on-campus living options include residence halls, apartments, and houses. No matter where you live, you’ll benefit from the security, community, and amenities offered by the University.

  • fees for shared rooms with meals: $10,765

Campus Amenities:

  • Dining on Campus
  • Campus Wireless Network
  • Computers
  • Information Technology

Programs at North Park University


  1. Biblical and Theological Studies (BSE)
  2. Communication Studies (BS)
  3. Conflict Transformation (BS)
  4. Criminal Justice (BA)
  5. History (BA,BSE)
  6. Media Studies (BA)
  7. Philosophy (BA)
  8. Politics and Government (BA)
  9. Sociology (BA)
  10. Spanish (BA)
  11. Biochemistry (BS)
  12. Biology (BS)
  13. Biomedical Sciences (BA,BS)
  14. Chemistry (BS,BSE)
  15. Engineering (BA)
  16. Environmental Science (BA,BS)
  17. Mathematics (BA,BS)
  18. Mechanical Engineering (BS)
  19. Molecular Biology/ Biotechnology (BS)
  20. PharmD 3+3 (BS)*
  21. Psychology (BA)
  22. Africana Studies (BA)
  23. Botany (BS)
  24. Scandinanvian Studies (BA)
  25. Physics (BS)
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  1. Christian Formation (MA)
  2. Christian Ministry (MA)
  3. Divinity (MA)
  4. Theological Studies (MA)
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  1. Advertising (BA, BS)
  2. Business (BA, BS)
  3. Nonprofit Management (BA, BS)
  4. Statistics (BS,BA,BSE)
  5. Sport Management (BS)
  6. Finance (BS)
  7. Information Technology (BS)

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  1. Business Administration (MBA)
  2. Organizational Leadership (MOL)
  3. Nonprofit Management (MNA)
  4. Human Resource Management (MHRM)
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  1. Education: Middle Grades (BA)
  2. Education: Secondary/Senior High (BA)
  3. Elementary Education (BA)
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  1. Education (MA)
  2. Educational Leadership (MA)
  3. Literacy, Language and Culture (MA)
  4. Teaching (MA)
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  1. Art (BA)
  2. Music (BA)
  3. Music Education (BME)
  4. Theatre (BS)
  5. Graphic Design (BA)
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  1. Vocal Performance (MM)
  2. Collaborative Piano (MM)
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  1. Health Sciences (BS)
  2. Physical Education (BA, BS)

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  1. Nursing (MSN)
  2. Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)
  3. Nursing: Leadership and Management (MSN)
  4. Athletic Training (MS)*
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  1. Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)


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