Find the best value for your investment

Choosing a college isn't just about the numbers; it’s about finding the best value for your investment.

We promote access for students from all backgrounds

  • 按需援助及 第一年的奖学金 和 转移奖学金 奖励给所有新生吗
  • Over $55 million in institutional 奖助金 和 scholarships were awarded last year to North Central students
  • 研究生 students are not eligible for all types of financial aid, but there are many different types of resources available to you to help you fund your education.


Unlike many students who attend large universities, our students have access to all the classes they need to graduate in four years. Not only does that save tuition 和 the cost of food 和 housing, it means a timely beginning to graduate school or your career. We want to help you reach your educational goals. 当你计划你的教育, your admission counselor will play a significant role in discussing financial aid with you 和 your family. We’ll assist you with investigating 和 maximizing your resources, 等奖学金, 奖助金, 贷款与就业.



Upon your admittance to North Central as a degree-seeking student, take advantage of the available financial aid resources by following a few important steps.


Some student aid is distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. We strongly recommend you complete 和 file the Free Application for Federal Student 援助 (FAFSA) by 2月 1.  North Central’s FAFSA code number is 001734. The FAFSA deadline is also important in determining your eligibility for the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) programs. The date is subject to change by ISAC.

Student walking in wentz science center


连同你的FAFSA申请一起, the following conditions are required in order for you to be eligible for financial aid:

  • Admitted into a degree-seeking program at North Central. Some aid programs require a student to be enrolled at least half-time (six (6) credit hours for undergraduates; three (3) credit hours for graduates) each term.
  • 一定是U.S. 公民或符合条件的非公民.
  • 你有高中文凭还是大学文凭.E.D.
  • 如果立博在线体育办公室要求的话, complete federal verification process or submit other requested documents.
  • Meet satisfactory academic progress
  • Not in default on a Federal Perkins Loan, Federal 工作人员ord Loan (Guaranteed Student Loan), Federally Insured Student Loan (FISL), Federal Supplemental Loan for 学生 (SLS) or Federal Parent Loan for 本科 学生 (PLUS), Auxiliary Loan to Assist 学生 (ALAS), 伊利诺伊州机会贷款(IOL), Federal Consolidation Loan or Income Contingent Loan
  • Don’t owe a repayment on a Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), 联邦佩尔助学金, State Student Incentive Grant (SSIG), or Illinois Student Assistance Commission Monetary Award Program Grant (ISAC MAP)


We offer a variety of employment opportunities on campus to enrolled students. From tour guide in the Office of Admission, computer programmer on special projects, 办公室助理, 致校园保安, most jobs pay the current minimum wage. Browse campus employment opportunities here. You may also contact the Career Development Office at 630.637.5145.



To be considered for FWS, you'll need to file the FAFSA. We’ll determine your eligibility based on your financial need 和, 如果授予, 你最多可以赚到1美元,每年500. The available positions vary greatly 和 are not guaranteed.  If you secure a federal work study position, you will earn a bi-weekly paycheck.  Funds from this financial aid program are not applied directly to your student account.


金融援助 & 立博在线体育的费用

A degree from 中北书院 is an investment with lifelong returns. 这是对你事业的承诺, a decision to study the world around you 和 an opportunity to make friends for life. We partner with you 和 your family to maximize affordability through a number of financial assistance options 和 are dedicated to making sure cost is never a barrier to a comprehensive liberal arts education.

students looking over financial aid paperwork