The Value of a North Central Education

A degree from 中北书院 is an investment with lifelong returns. It’s a commitment to your career, a decision to study the world around you and an opportunity to make friends for life. North Central partners with you and your family to maximize affordability through a number of financial assistance options. Of new students, over 95% receive a form of financial assistance. From need-based aid to merit-based scholarships, our financial aid team will work with you to customize an aid package central to the needs of you and your family. If you have drive and curiosity, a North Central degree is within your reach. We’re dedicated to making sure cost is never a barrier to a comprehensive liberal arts education.


When you are admitted as a degree-seeking North Central student, you can also apply for financial aid. To be considered, complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student 援助). 一次提交, your eligibility will be determined for financial aid, 包括赠款, 贷款和联邦勤工俭学.



  • 10月1日: AcademicWorks scholarship portal opens for the upcoming school year.
  • 12月: FAFSA becomes available for the upcoming school year. We recommend you submit your FAFSA as soon as the form is available to ensure you meet all deadlines.
  • 2月: Priority deadline to be considered for earliest aid offering


From grants and scholarships to loans and student employment, North Central students have a variety of options to finance their education. Our office will help you explore your options and find the right combination of resources to make your time at North Central affordable.


学生 may be eligible for a number of merit scholarships based on academics, 感兴趣的项目, 和更多的. Scholarship awards go directly to your tuition expenses and do not need to be repaid after graduation. 


奖助金 provide need-based assistance for students to cover their educational expenses. 奖助金 can come from the federal, 状态, 大学水平, and they do not need to be repaid after graduation. 



Education loans are an additional resource for students who need financial assistance to meet the costs of college. 贷款 can come from the federal government and private lenders; this type of assistance must be repaid after graduation.

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A campus job is a great way to help pay for college and gain valuable professional experience at the same time. Federal work-study is also available for qualifying students.




When considering the financial cost of attending college, one number doesn't tell the whole story. 出勤费用 (CoA) provides a more complete picture of total direct and indirect costs of one academic year at 中北书院. Note that CoA is only an estimated number and will change based upon your specific circumstances.

本科 出勤费用




访问立博在线体育的 常见问题 page for additional information, or contact the Financial 援助 Office by emailing finaid@noctrl.Edu或致电630-637-5600. 立博在线体育期待与您见面!