North Central College - Naperville, IL

Freshman Students

What does it mean to “be central”? If you ask that question around our campus, you’ll hear lots of different answers. But it boils down to this:

At North Central College you’ll find a supportive community where everyone shares an interest in your success. It’s a place where you have the chance to grow, learn and put your classroom learning into real-life action. North Central College will prepare you to take a central role in work and society and make a positive impact anywhere you go.

North Central College offers:

  • A wide array of majors, minors and programs for you to study.
  • More than 60 student clubs and organizations for you to make friends, explore interests and develop leadership skills.
  • NCAA Division III varsity athletics, complemented by robust intramural and wellness programs.
  • A great location in downtown Naperville, Illinois, with a hometown feel, trendy dining and shopping, plus easy access to Chicago via the Metra train station a few blocks from campus.

Ready to be central? Explore the links to find out more—then contact us to arrange a personalized visit to campus and see for yourself.


Ann Benjamin, associate director of financial aid
Students can submit the FAFSA starting October 1, three months earlier than in previous years.
A group of North Central College first-year scholars aspiring to become teachers receive a promising start to their college career.
Amanda Szabo ’17
Amanda Szabo ’17 gained valuable experience at her summer internship as an athletic trainer for performing arts athletes at the University of North Carolina.


Freshman Small Group Saturday Visit

Oct 1, 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Oct 8, 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Oct 22, 9:00 AM - 11:15 AM <

Freshman Visit Day

Oct 10, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

JS Morton West HS Visit

Oct 19, 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

International Club Meeting

Nov 3, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Admission Freshman Visit Program

Nov 11, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM