North Central College (NCC)

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North Central College can be found in Naperville, IL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Over 3,200 students are enrolled at NCC.

A large majority of students at NCC scored in the range of 22 (25th percentile) - 27 (75th percentile) on the ACT exam. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the North Central College (NCC) average GPA ranges from 3.23 to 3.45 for accepted students. 64% of all applicants are granted admission to North Central College, from which 20 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall North Central College (NCC) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for North Central College was reported as 63.6% in Fall 2013 with over 4,080 applications submitted to NCC. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • NCC ACT Scores: 22 - 27
  • NCC Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into North Central College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into North Central College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for North Central College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 67.1%
  • 2010-2011: 68.4%
  • 2011-2012: 64.6%
  • 2012-2013: 60.2%
  • 2013-2014: 63.6%
  • Projected NCC Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 63.7%

How Does North Central College (NCC) Compare?

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The acceptance rate for North Central College is fifteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Wheaton College68.7%
Aurora University76.0%
Elmhurst College71.8%
University of St Francis51.4%
Dominican University60.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to North Central College (NCC) (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English21 - 27
Math21 - 27
Composite Score22 - 27
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