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Financial Aid Assistance

Scholarship and Financial Aid Opportunities

Learn about different scholarships you might qualify for as well as other financial aid options you could consider.

First Generation Students

Being the first member of your family to attend college is a big accomplishment and an exciting challenge. You will be traveling uncharted territory and will probably want some guidance. At North Central College we work together with first-generation students on their journey toward Commencement. We take pride in seeing you succeed. That’s why we offer Cardinal First.

Cardinal First Event

Tuition Payment Plan

North Central College is proud to offer a convenient monthly payment plan for 2022-2023 with a third-party vendor, Official Payments.  Note, the 2023-24 payment plans will become available by July 2023. We can provide you with sensible strategies for covering the costs of college. This is not a loan program. You have no debt and there is no credit check; rather, it allows you and your family to make monthly payments throughout the semester on your out of pocket costs instead of payment required in full by the due date. There is no credit check required to enroll in the Tuition
Payment Plan.

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Financial Aid

A degree from North Central College 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. We’re dedicated to making sure cost is never a barrier to a comprehensive liberal arts education.

Financial Aid