United States Universities, Colleges and Schools


Universities Colleges Schools Visas A-Z Countries Add Your School/Course Request Information

Study at North Central College

North Central College, also known as NCC, is located in Naperville, Illinois, United states. It was established in 1861. It was originally named Plainfield College and was located in Plainfield, Illinois. The college opened its doors on November 11, 1861. It moved to its present location in Naperville in 1870. The college was renamed North Central College in 1926. The college campus covers an area of more than 55 acres. North Central College has a student-run newspaper known as "The Chronicle. " It also operates a radio station known as WONC-FM 89. 1.

NCC participates in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin. The sports teams are called the Cardinals. They are members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III. The sports teams include basketball, swimming, track and field, cross country, lacrosse, baseball, volleyball, tennis, football, wrestling, golf, softball, and soccer.

Profile of North Central College

North Central College is located in a medium-sized city, in Naperville, IL. The school is officially a United Methodist school. North Central College is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at the school top out at the Master's degree.

Course Topics

One of the good things about North Central College is its wide range of programs leading to degrees. The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Students at North Central College often study media, drama and performing arts, and business and management.

North Central College Selectivity

The admissions department at the school does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 545 to 670 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 650 or higher on the math SAT.


The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Enrolment

North Central College offers classes to 2, 559 students (2, 290 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

The school serves primarily full-time students. Many students live in housing on or near campus. The school does offer meal plans to students. Students sports include formal participation in College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin competitions.

North Central College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management185business management, business administration, marketing, finance, accounting, small business management, international business, MIS, . . .
Education and Teaching132educational administration, elementary school teaching, physical education teaching, curriculum and instruction, art education, music teaching
Liberal Arts126social services, English, sociology, creative writing, history, liberal arts and sciences, political science, Spanish language, . . .
Media49radio and television, organizational communications, journalism, communication studies, animation and special effects
Therapy and Counselling40psychology
Science33biology, biochemistry, chemistry, biological and physical sciences, physics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy29exercise science, sports and fitness management, athletic trainer
Computer Science and Engineering16computer science
Mathematics10mathematics, applied mathematics
Drama and Performing Arts9stagecraft, drama
Art Studies6art studies
Religion and Philosophy6religion, philosophy
Medical Support and Technology0nuclear medical tech, radiation therapist
Design0design and applied arts

Contact: North Central College

North Central College

30 N Brainard St

Naperville, IL 60540

General Phone: (630) 637-5100


Get Your Degree!

Find schools and get information on the program that’s right for you.

Powered by Campus Explorer