Contact & Visit

Campus Visits Contact

Emily Warnygora
Visit Counselor

Office of Admissions
3225 West Foster Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-4895



Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Helwig Recreation Center
Brandel Library
Holmgren Athletic Complex
Central Campus Greenspace
Diverse neighborhood

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Downtown Chicago (easily accessible by public transportation)
Navy Pier (shopping and entertainment on the shore of Lake Michigan)
Wrigley Field: home of the Chicago Cubs, only 3.5 miles from campus
46 museums in Chicago area
Neighborhood ethnic restaurants

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Central

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 9:00 am, 11:00 am, 2:15 pm
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews

Information Sessions

NPU Preview Days (dates on Website)

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available

Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Contact Visiting Center

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays

Contact Visiting Center

Not in summer


Types of Transportation Available to Campus
O'Hare International Airport is 20 minutes from campus; Midway Airport is about 45 minutes to an hour from campus. Amtrak and bus stations are in downtown Chicago, 30 minutes from campus. With advance notice, we are happy to provide transportation to and from airports.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From the north Take I-94 eastbound (Edens Expressway) to the Cicero (to Foster) exit. Take Cicero south to Foster Avenue, turn east (left) on Foster and continue until crossing Kimball Avenue, about two miles. You will find the campus on the south (right) side of Foster, at 3225 West Foster Avenue. From the south Take I-94 westbound (Dan Ryan Expressway) and proceed northwest on I-90/94 (Kennedy Expressway). Exit at Kimball Avenue. Travel north (right) on Kimball about two miles to Foster Avenue and turn east (right). Proceed two blocks, and you will find the campus on the south (right) side of Foster, at 3225 West Foster Avenue. From the west (or from O'Hare Airport) take I-90/94 eastbound (Kennedy) to the Austin (to Foster) exit. At the end of the exit ramp, turn east (left) and follow the curve to reach Foster. Turn east (left) on Foster and continue to the 3225 West Foster Avenue, about three miles. The campus will be on your right. From the east Take Lake Shore Drive to the Foster Avenue exit. Travel west on Foster to 3225 West Foster Avenue, about three miles. You will find the campus on the south (left) side of Foster.

Local Accommodations
Holiday Inn North Shore 5300 West Touhy Avenue Skokie, Illinois 60077 Phone: (847) 679-8900 Comfort Inn and Suites Downtown 15 East Ohio Chicago, Illinois 60611 Phone: (312) 494-1515 Double Tree North Shore 9599 Skokie Blvd. Skokie, Illinois 60077 Phone: (847) 679-7000 Hampton Inn and Suites/ Chicago North Shore 5201 Old Orchard Road Skokie, Illinois 60077 Phone: (800) HAMPTON Howard Johnson Hotel 9333 Skokie Boulevard Skokie, Illinois 60077 Phone: (847) 679-4200 Fax: (847) 679-4218


Applicants: 1,402
Acceptance Rate: 71%
Average HS GPA: 3.10



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