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Undergraduate Studies at North Central College

Our Goal? Getting You to Exceed Your Personal Best

Design a unique college experience based around your interests with our innovative general education curriculum, Cardinal Directions. Intern at a Fortune 500 company, study in Asia or Europe, and land the job of your dreams. This is about you. 

Majors, minors and more

Create your own path! Choose from more than 90 undergraduate academic programs on campus, and take advantage of numerous opportunities to learn across the region and around the world. Whether you want to become a biologist or teacher, artist or pursue a job that has yet to be invented — North Central has a major or minor that’s right for you and your future.

Learning at North Central College

At North Central, you’ll work with teams and build leadership skills and study across disciplines. You’ll engage in new concepts and challenge your assumptions. You’ll conduct your own research and lead your own service projects. Since your ideas are too important to go unnoticed, you’ll learn to be a skilled writer, speaker and problem-solver who can effectively communicate in our interconnected world. 

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Applying what you've learned

Then you’ll take what you’ve learned and apply it in the lab, office or even your own company. Whether your major is English studies, political science or psychology, a North Central education prepares you for your career and for life.

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A campus where your goals come first.

Small classes where instructors want to know you.  Join a close-knit community with a passion for learning.   

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How you'll learn

It starts with the values of a comprehensive liberal arts education.

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Beyond the classroom

From studying abroad to internships to serving the greater good.

Stay connected with North Central College

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