North Park University requires a minimum of 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. North Park University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, North Park University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 56% of students who start college at North Park University complete all the credits required within six years.
North Park University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: North Park University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
North Park University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with North Park University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, North Park University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at North Park University.
Student Designed Majors
North Park University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
North Park University does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at North Park University
North Park University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ North Park University does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
🟨 For more information on any possible distant learning options available at North Park University, contant the school directly.
✅ North Park University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ North Park University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.
❌ North Park University studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Brandel Library.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
North Park University offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Case Western Reserve University, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Minnesota and Twin Cities Campus
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does North Park University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
North Park University has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at North Park University include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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