North Central College - Naperville, IL

Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate students (full time)

$ Per term

$ Total year

2016-2017 Academic Year    
Tuition (8 to 12 credit hours) 12,158 36,474
Freshman orientation fee 250 fall term 250
Transfer orientation fee 150 applied to start term 150
Student activity fee 60 180
Est. room and board (resident, double room) 3,452 10,356
Total 15,610 plus applicable fees 46,830 plus applicable fees

All full-time undergraduate students should plan for book expenses of approximately $1200/year.
Commuting students should plan for additional expenses including off campus housing ($1530 for those living with parents and $8565 for those living on their own), transportation costs of approximately $1470/year and personal expenses of approximately $1182 for those living with parents and $4791/year for living in apartment. etc.

Graduate students (full time)

$ Per Hour

$ Course (3 hours)*

2016-2017 Academic Year    
MA Liberal Studies/Leadership tuition 766 2,298
MBA tuition 854 2,562

MS Web and Internet Applications/
Management Information Systems tuition

766 2,298
MA Education tuition 574 1,722

* 3 credit hours/term is considered half-time for graduate students; 6 credit hours/term is considered full-time for graduate students.

Although the Office of Financial Aid may help eligible students with a portion of the costs, you may have a remaining balance not covered by institutional, state or federal aid. Some options for covering the remaining balance include the monthly payment plan, parent PLUS loans (for dependent students) or private student loans.

Your financial aid package is based on the current institutional charges, as well as other expenses you may have while enrolled. These figures differ depending upon your student type, as well as your housing arrangement.  For specific fees related to your course of study, please refer to the following tuition and fees page.