North Central College - Naperville, IL

High school students invited to Visit Day Oct. 11

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Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306

Sept. 23, 2010--North Central College will host a Visit Day on Monday, Oct. 11, at its Naperville campus. Open to all high school students and their parents or guardians, the program is of special interest for those beginning a college search for fall terms 2011 or 2012.

The day begins with registration at 9:15 a.m. in Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., and concludes with lunch at approximately 12:30 p.m. Visitors can attend informative sessions on financial aid, academic highlights and student life, and take a walking tour of campus.

For more information about North Central College and to register call 630-637-5800 or visit Students can also register the day of the event. The Office of Admission welcomes individual appointments throughout the year.

Founded in 1861, North Central College is an independent, comprehensive college of the liberal arts and sciences that offers more than 55 undergraduate majors and graduate programming in six areas. With more than 2,900 undergraduate and graduate students, North Central is recognized as one of "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report, which cites it as one of the top six schools in the Midwest for "Strong Commitment to Undergraduate Teaching"; as "a college for high-achieving students" by Peterson's Competitive Colleges; and as one of "America's Best Colleges" by Forbes. North Central College is located in Naperville, Ill., and affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

Photo: North Central's newest building, a combination recreation center and residence hall. We call it Res/Rec.